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Add 2/21 and 35/9

1st number: 2/21, 2nd number: 3 8/9

2/21 + 35/9 is 251/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 3 = 63,
    2/21 = 2 × 3/21 × 3 = 6/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    35/9 = 35 × 7/9 × 7 = 245/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/63 + 245/63 = 6 + 245/63 = 251/63
  5. In mixed form: 362/63

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