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Add 10/6 and 7/63

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 7/63

10/6 + 7/63 is 16/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    10/6 = 10 × 21/6 × 21 = 210/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    7/63 = 7 × 2/63 × 2 = 14/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/126 + 14/126 = 210 + 14/126 = 224/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/9
  6. In mixed form: 17/9

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