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Add 3/21 and 21/9

1st number: 3/21, 2nd number: 2 3/9

3/21 + 21/9 is 52/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 3 = 63,
    3/21 = 3 × 3/21 × 3 = 9/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    21/9 = 21 × 7/9 × 7 = 147/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/63 + 147/63 = 9 + 147/63 = 156/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 52/21
  6. In mixed form: 210/21

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