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Add 25/3 and 2/21

1st number: 8 1/3, 2nd number: 2/21

25/3 + 2/21 is 59/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 21 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    25/3 = 25 × 7/3 × 7 = 175/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 1 = 21,
    2/21 = 2 × 1/21 × 1 = 2/21
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/21 + 2/21 = 175 + 2/21 = 177/21
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/7
  6. In mixed form: 83/7

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