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Add 45/21 and 40/6

1st number: 2 3/21, 2nd number: 6 4/6

45/21 + 40/6 is 185/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    45/21 = 45 × 2/21 × 2 = 90/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    40/6 = 40 × 7/6 × 7 = 280/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/42 + 280/42 = 90 + 280/42 = 370/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 185/21
  6. In mixed form: 817/21

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