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Q:
# The field was 5β6 of an acre and 1β3 of the field was planted in strawberries. How many acres are planted in strawberries?

Accepted Solution

A:

Answer:7/6 or 1 1/6Step-by-step explanation:
Here's how you add them!
5
/6 Β + 2/6 Β Step 1
Since our denominators match, we can add the numerators.
5 + 2 = 7
Answer:
7
/6
Step 2
Now, do we need to simplify this fraction?
First, we attempt to divide it by 2...
Nope. Try the next prime number, 3...
Nope. Try the next prime number, 5...
Nope. Try the next prime number, 7...
No good. 7 is larger than 6. So we're done reducing.
Congratulations! Here's your final answer to 5/6 + 2/6