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Add 6/21 and 80/6

1st number: 6/21, 2nd number: 13 2/6

6/21 + 80/6 is 286/21.

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,
    6/21 = 6 × 2/21 × 2 = 12/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    80/6 = 80 × 7/6 × 7 = 560/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/42 + 560/42 = 12 + 560/42 = 572/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 286/21
  6. In mixed form: 1313/21

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