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Add 35/6 and 16/21

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 16/21

35/6 + 16/21 is 277/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    35/6 = 35 × 7/6 × 7 = 245/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    16/21 = 16 × 2/21 × 2 = 32/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/42 + 32/42 = 245 + 32/42 = 277/42
  5. In mixed form: 625/42

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