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Add 2/3 and 75/7

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 10 5/7

2/3 + 75/7 is 239/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 7 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    2/3 = 2 × 7/3 × 7 = 14/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,
    75/7 = 75 × 3/7 × 3 = 225/21
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/21 + 225/21 = 14 + 225/21 = 239/21
  5. In mixed form: 118/21

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