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Add 60/6 and 21/42

1st number: 10 0/6, 2nd number: 21/42

60/6 + 21/42 is 21/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    60/6 = 60 × 7/6 × 7 = 420/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    21/42 = 21 × 1/42 × 1 = 21/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/42 + 21/42 = 420 + 21/42 = 441/42
  5. 441/42 simplified gives 21/2
  6. So, 60/6 + 21/42 = 21/2
    In mixed form: 101/2

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