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Add 21/2 and 45/7

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 6 3/7

21/2 + 45/7 is 237/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    21/2 = 21 × 7/2 × 7 = 147/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    45/7 = 45 × 2/7 × 2 = 90/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/14 + 90/14 = 147 + 90/14 = 237/14
  5. In mixed form: 1613/14

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