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Add 8/6 and 45/7

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 6 3/7

8/6 + 45/7 is 163/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    8/6 = 8 × 7/6 × 7 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    45/7 = 45 × 6/7 × 6 = 270/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/42 + 270/42 = 56 + 270/42 = 326/42
  5. 326/42 simplified gives 163/21
  6. So, 8/6 + 45/7 = 163/21
    In mixed form: 716/21

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