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Add 4/6 and 21/5

1st number: 4/6, 2nd number: 4 1/5

4/6 + 21/5 is 73/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    4/6 = 4 × 5/6 × 5 = 20/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    21/5 = 21 × 6/5 × 6 = 126/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/30 + 126/30 = 20 + 126/30 = 146/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/15
  6. In mixed form: 413/15

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