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Add 21/4 and 1/6

1st number: 5 1/4, 2nd number: 1/6

21/4 + 1/6 is 65/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    21/4 = 21 × 3/4 × 3 = 63/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    1/6 = 1 × 2/6 × 2 = 2/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/12 + 2/12 = 63 + 2/12 = 65/12
  5. In mixed form: 55/12

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