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Add 21/6 and 5/35

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 5/35

21/6 + 5/35 is 51/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 35 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    21/6 = 21 × 35/6 × 35 = 735/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    5/35 = 5 × 6/35 × 6 = 30/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/210 + 30/210 = 735 + 30/210 = 765/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/14
  6. In mixed form: 39/14

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