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what is 7 16th plus 3 8th
please help me i am hopeless

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    You're not hopeless! You've asked a good question! :-)

    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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