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Add 21/6 and 10/8

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 1 2/8

21/6 + 10/8 is 19/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    21/6 = 21 × 4/6 × 4 = 84/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    10/8 = 10 × 3/8 × 3 = 30/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/24 + 30/24 = 84 + 30/24 = 114/24
  5. 114/24 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 21/6 + 10/8 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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