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Add 21/5 and 14/7

1st number: 4 1/5, 2nd number: 2 0/7

21/5 + 14/7 is 31/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    21/5 = 21 × 7/5 × 7 = 147/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    14/7 = 14 × 5/7 × 5 = 70/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/35 + 70/35 = 147 + 70/35 = 217/35
  5. 217/35 simplified gives 31/5
  6. So, 21/5 + 14/7 = 31/5
    In mixed form: 61/5

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