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Q: Is 1 eighth plus 1 eighth equals 1 sixteenth?

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One sixteenth.

1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + 1/16 = 15/16 or fifteen sixteenths. Expressed as a decimal, this is equal to 0.9375.

1/8 + 1/2 = 5/8

1/2

To aid in solving this sum, 1/4 can be expanded to 2/8. So that makes 2/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 which equals 4/8 or 1/2.

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15/16

7/8 + 1/16 is 15/16

It equals 3 eighths.

One sixteenth.

3/8 + 3/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 = 1

1/2 + 1/4 + 1/8 + 1/16 = 15/16 or fifteen sixteenths. Expressed as a decimal, this is equal to 0.9375.

Those two notes equal a dotted eighth note. In terms of beats, (assuming common time) then the eighth note gets a half a beat and the sixteenth note gets a quarter of a beat, so the two of them together get 3/4 of a beat.

1/8 + 1/2 = 5/8

It is a sixteenth because 1/8 is the same as 2/16

A sixteenth note is half the duration of an eighth note, so there are two 1/16th note in one 1/8th note.

1/8 and 1/16