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Add 1/42 and 63/4

1st number: 1/42, 2nd number: 15 3/4

1/42 + 63/4 is 1325/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 4 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 2 = 84,
    1/42 = 1 × 2/42 × 2 = 2/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    63/4 = 63 × 21/4 × 21 = 1323/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/84 + 1323/84 = 2 + 1323/84 = 1325/84
  5. In mixed form: 1565/84

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