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Add 7/6 and 8/21

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

7/6 + 8/21 is 65/42.

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,
    7/6 = 7 × 7/6 × 7 = 49/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    8/21 = 8 × 2/21 × 2 = 16/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/42 + 16/42 = 49 + 16/42 = 65/42
  5. In mixed form: 123/42

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