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Add 36/21 and 6/9

1st number: 1 15/21, 2nd number: 6/9

36/21 + 6/9 is 50/21.

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,
    36/21 = 36 × 3/21 × 3 = 108/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    6/9 = 6 × 7/9 × 7 = 42/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/63 + 42/63 = 108 + 42/63 = 150/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 50/21
  6. In mixed form: 28/21

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