What is 1/3 plus 2/6?

Here we will show you how to calculate 1/3 plus 2/6. We will give you the answer in fraction form and in decimal form.

We label the numbers in 1/3 plus 2/6 like this:

1/3 + 2/6 = A/B + C/D

We will use an adding fractions formula that does not require you to find the lowest common denominator to get the answer. The adding fractions formula is:

(AD + BC) / BD

When we fill in 1/3 plus 2/6 into the formula above, we get:

(1x6 + 3x2) / 3x6
(6 + 6) / 18

Thus, the answer to 1/3 plus 2/6 (simplified if necessary) in fraction form is as follows:


To get the answer to 1/3 plus 2/6 in decimal form, we simply divide the numerator by the denominator from our fraction answer:

12 / 18 = 0.6667

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