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Add 8/21 and 10/8

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

8/21 + 10/8 is 137/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    8/21 = 8 × 8/21 × 8 = 64/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    10/8 = 10 × 21/8 × 21 = 210/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/168 + 210/168 = 64 + 210/168 = 274/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/84
  6. In mixed form: 153/84

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