To add fractions with like denominators, add the numerators and keep the denominator. To add 1/6 and 4/6, model each of the addends using 1 green triangle and 4 green triangles. Combine the addends to see that there are five 1/6 pieces in total, so 1/6 + 4/6 equals 5/6.
Adding Fractions (like denominators) using the Brainingcamp Pattern Blocks virtual manipulative.
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