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Add 49/21 and 8/9

1st number: 2 7/21, 2nd number: 8/9

49/21 + 8/9 is 29/9.

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,
    49/21 = 49 × 3/21 × 3 = 147/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    8/9 = 8 × 7/9 × 7 = 56/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/63 + 56/63 = 147 + 56/63 = 203/63
  5. 203/63 simplified gives 29/9
  6. So, 49/21 + 8/9 = 29/9
    In mixed form: 32/9

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