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Add 10/6 and 21/4

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 5 1/4

10/6 + 21/4 is 83/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    10/6 = 10 × 2/6 × 2 = 20/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    21/4 = 21 × 3/4 × 3 = 63/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/12 + 63/12 = 20 + 63/12 = 83/12
  5. In mixed form: 611/12

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