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Add 1/4 and 63/28

1st number: 1/4, 2nd number: 2 7/28

1/4 + 63/28 is 5/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    1/4 = 1 × 7/4 × 7 = 7/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    63/28 = 63 × 1/28 × 1 = 63/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/28 + 63/28 = 7 + 63/28 = 70/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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