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Add 8/3 and 9/21

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 9/21

8/3 + 9/21 is 65/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 21 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    8/3 = 8 × 7/3 × 7 = 56/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 1 = 21,
    9/21 = 9 × 1/21 × 1 = 9/21
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/21 + 9/21 = 56 + 9/21 = 65/21
  5. So, 8/3 + 9/21 = 65/21
    In mixed form: 32/21

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