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Add 1/18 and 63/28

1st number: 1/18, 2nd number: 2 7/28

1/18 + 63/28 is 83/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    1/18 = 1 × 14/18 × 14 = 14/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    63/28 = 63 × 9/28 × 9 = 567/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/252 + 567/252 = 14 + 567/252 = 581/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/36
  6. In mixed form: 211/36

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