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Add 15/2 and 50/63

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 50/63

15/2 + 50/63 is 1045/126.

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,
    50/63 = 50 × 2/63 × 2 = 100/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    945/126 + 100/126 = 945 + 100/126 = 1045/126
  5. So, 15/2 + 50/63 = 1045/126
    In mixed form: 837/126

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