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Add 2/6 and 5/7

2/6 + 5/7 is 22/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    2/6 = 2 × 7/6 × 7 = 14/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    5/7 = 5 × 6/7 × 6 = 30/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/42 + 30/42 = 14 + 30/42 = 44/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/21
  6. In mixed form: 11/21

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