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Add 36/21 and 30/8

1st number: 1 15/21, 2nd number: 3 6/8

36/21 + 30/8 is 153/28.

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,
    36/21 = 36 × 8/21 × 8 = 288/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    30/8 = 30 × 21/8 × 21 = 630/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/168 + 630/168 = 288 + 630/168 = 918/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 153/28
  6. In mixed form: 513/28

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