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Add 70/6 and 21/49

1st number: 11 4/6, 2nd number: 21/49

70/6 + 21/49 is 254/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    70/6 = 70 × 49/6 × 49 = 3430/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    21/49 = 21 × 6/49 × 6 = 126/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3430/294 + 126/294 = 3430 + 126/294 = 3556/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 254/21
  6. In mixed form: 122/21

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