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Add 49/21 and 18/4

1st number: 2 7/21, 2nd number: 4 2/4

49/21 + 18/4 is 41/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 4 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    49/21 = 49 × 4/21 × 4 = 196/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    18/4 = 18 × 21/4 × 21 = 378/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/84 + 378/84 = 196 + 378/84 = 574/84
  5. 574/84 simplified gives 41/6
  6. So, 49/21 + 18/4 = 41/6
    In mixed form: 65/6

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