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Add 18/3 and 42/63

1st number: 6 0/3, 2nd number: 42/63

18/3 + 42/63 is 20/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    18/3 = 18 × 21/3 × 21 = 378/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    42/63 = 42 × 1/63 × 1 = 42/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/63 + 42/63 = 378 + 42/63 = 420/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/3
  6. In mixed form: 62/3

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