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Add 35/21 and 5/8

1st number: 1 14/21, 2nd number: 5/8

35/21 + 5/8 is 55/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    35/21 = 35 × 8/21 × 8 = 280/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    5/8 = 5 × 21/8 × 21 = 105/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/168 + 105/168 = 280 + 105/168 = 385/168
  5. 385/168 simplified gives 55/24
  6. So, 35/21 + 5/8 = 55/24
    In mixed form: 27/24

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