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Add 2/21 and 40/6

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

2/21 + 40/6 is 142/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    2/21 = 2 × 2/21 × 2 = 4/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    40/6 = 40 × 7/6 × 7 = 280/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/42 + 280/42 = 4 + 280/42 = 284/42
  5. 284/42 simplified gives 142/21
  6. So, 2/21 + 40/6 = 142/21
    In mixed form: 616/21

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