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Add 12/2 and 42/63

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 42/63

12/2 + 42/63 is 20/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 63 = 126,
    12/2 = 12 × 63/2 × 63 = 756/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    42/63 = 42 × 2/63 × 2 = 84/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/126 + 84/126 = 756 + 84/126 = 840/126
  5. 840/126 simplified gives 20/3
  6. So, 12/2 + 42/63 = 20/3
    In mixed form: 62/3

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