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Add 50/6 and 21/40

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 21/40

50/6 + 21/40 is 1063/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    50/6 = 50 × 20/6 × 20 = 1000/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    21/40 = 21 × 3/40 × 3 = 63/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1000/120 + 63/120 = 1000 + 63/120 = 1063/120
  5. So, 50/6 + 21/40 = 1063/120
    In mixed form: 8103/120

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