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Add 49/6 and 18/21

1st number: 8 1/6, 2nd number: 18/21

49/6 + 18/21 is 379/42.

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,
    49/6 = 49 × 7/6 × 7 = 343/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    18/21 = 18 × 2/21 × 2 = 36/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/42 + 36/42 = 343 + 36/42 = 379/42
  5. So, 49/6 + 18/21 = 379/42
    In mixed form: 91/42

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