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Add 21/28 and 60/7

1st number: 21/28, 2nd number: 8 4/7

21/28 + 60/7 is 261/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    21/28 = 21 × 1/28 × 1 = 21/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    60/7 = 60 × 4/7 × 4 = 240/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/28 + 240/28 = 21 + 240/28 = 261/28
  5. So, 21/28 + 60/7 = 261/28
    In mixed form: 99/28

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