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Add 36/6 and 15/21

1st number: 6 0/6, 2nd number: 15/21

36/6 + 15/21 is 47/7.

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,
    36/6 = 36 × 7/6 × 7 = 252/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    15/21 = 15 × 2/21 × 2 = 30/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/42 + 30/42 = 252 + 30/42 = 282/42
  5. 282/42 simplified gives 47/7
  6. So, 36/6 + 15/21 = 47/7
    In mixed form: 65/7

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