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Add 10/2 and 27/21

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 1 6/21

10/2 + 27/21 is 44/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    10/2 = 10 × 21/2 × 21 = 210/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    27/21 = 27 × 2/21 × 2 = 54/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/42 + 54/42 = 210 + 54/42 = 264/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/7
  6. In mixed form: 62/7

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