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Add 98/6 and 18/21

1st number: 16 2/6, 2nd number: 18/21

98/6 + 18/21 is 361/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    98/6 = 98 × 7/6 × 7 = 686/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    18/21 = 18 × 2/21 × 2 = 36/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    686/42 + 36/42 = 686 + 36/42 = 722/42
  5. 722/42 simplified gives 361/21
  6. So, 98/6 + 18/21 = 361/21
    In mixed form: 174/21

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