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Add 21/6 and 8/14

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 8/14

21/6 + 8/14 is 57/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    21/6 = 21 × 7/6 × 7 = 147/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    8/14 = 8 × 3/14 × 3 = 24/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/42 + 24/42 = 147 + 24/42 = 171/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/14
  6. In mixed form: 41/14

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