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Add 7/21 and 8/6

1st number: 7/21, 2nd number: 1 2/6

7/21 + 8/6 is 5/3.

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,
    7/21 = 7 × 2/21 × 2 = 14/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    8/6 = 8 × 7/6 × 7 = 56/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/42 + 56/42 = 14 + 56/42 = 70/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/3
  6. In mixed form: 12/3

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