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Add 8/4 and 21/6

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 3 3/6

8/4 + 21/6 is 11/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    8/4 = 8 × 3/4 × 3 = 24/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    21/6 = 21 × 2/6 × 2 = 42/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/12 + 42/12 = 24 + 42/12 = 66/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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