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what is 7 16th plus 3 8th

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When you add fractions, they both must have the same denominator. In this problem, that denominator is 16, because 16 can be divided evenly by 8.

16/8 = 2
2 * 3 = 6
3/8 = 6/16

7/16 + 6/16 = 13/16

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