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Add 3/14 and 27/21

1st number: 3/14, 2nd number: 1 6/21

3/14 + 27/21 is 3/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    3/14 = 3 × 3/14 × 3 = 9/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    27/21 = 27 × 2/21 × 2 = 54/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/42 + 54/42 = 9 + 54/42 = 63/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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