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    1/8 plus 6 as a fraction

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    1/8 + 6 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 1/8 plus 6 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    1/8+6 equals to
    1/8 + 6 = (?)
    1/8 + 6/1 = [(1 x 1) + (6 x 8)]/(8 x 1)
    = (1 + 48)/8
    = 49/8
    1/8 + 6 = 49/8
    1/8 plus 6 is equal to 49/8

    where
    1/8 is a fraction as an addend,
    6 is a fraction as an addend,
    49/8 is the sum of 1/8 and 6.

    1/8 plus 6 as a decimal
    1/8 + 6 = 49/8
    49/8 = 6.125
    1/8+6 as a decimal is 6.125
    where
    6.125 is the sum of 1/8 and 6.

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    How-to: 1/8 + 6 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 1/8 plus 6 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 1/8 plus 6 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 1/8
    Fraction B: 6/1

    What to be found?
    1/8+6 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 1/8 and 6.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 1/8 and 6 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 1/8 and 6 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

    step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 1/8 and 6:
    The LCM of 8 and 1 is 8.


    step 4 Write the fractions 1/8 and 6 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =1/8+6
    =(1 x 8)/(8 x 8)+(6 x 8)/(1 x 8)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =1/8+48/8


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/8 x (1/1+48/1)
    =1/8 x (1 + 48)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/8 x 49
    =49/8
    1/8+6=49/8

    Hence,
    1/8 plus 6 equals to 49/8 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 1/8
    Fraction B: 6/1

    What to be found?
    1/8+6 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 1/8 and 6.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (1 x 1), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (6 x 8), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (8 x 1) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (1 x 1) + (6 x 8)/(8 x 1)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (1 + 48)/8
    1/8+6 = 49/8
    Hence,
    1/8 plus 6 = 49/8

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