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1^{st} number: 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 2 0/3

12 + 63 is 52.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 2 and 3 is**6**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,

12 = 1 × 32 × 3 = 36 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,

63 = 6 × 23 × 2 = 126 - Add the two like fractions:

36 + 126 = 3 + 126 = 156 - 15/6 simplified gives 52
- So, 1/2 + 6/3 = 5/2

In mixed form: 212

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