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Add 16/6 and 21/36

1st number: 2 4/6, 2nd number: 21/36

16/6 + 21/36 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    16/6 = 16 × 6/6 × 6 = 96/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    21/36 = 21 × 1/36 × 1 = 21/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/36 + 21/36 = 96 + 21/36 = 117/36
  5. 117/36 simplified gives 13/4
  6. So, 16/6 + 21/36 = 13/4
    In mixed form: 31/4

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