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Add 15/2 and 15/63

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 15/63

15/2 + 15/63 is 325/42.

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,
    15/2 = 15 × 63/2 × 63 = 945/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    15/63 = 15 × 2/63 × 2 = 30/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    945/126 + 30/126 = 945 + 30/126 = 975/126
  5. 975/126 simplified gives 325/42
  6. So, 15/2 + 15/63 = 325/42
    In mixed form: 731/42

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