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Add 10/21 and 72/8

1st number: 10/21, 2nd number: 9 0/8

10/21 + 72/8 is 199/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    10/21 = 10 × 8/21 × 8 = 80/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    72/8 = 72 × 21/8 × 21 = 1512/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/168 + 1512/168 = 80 + 1512/168 = 1592/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 199/21
  6. In mixed form: 910/21

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