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Add 2/63 and 48/20

1st number: 2/63, 2nd number: 2 8/20

2/63 + 48/20 is 766/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 20 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    2/63 = 2 × 20/63 × 20 = 40/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    48/20 = 48 × 63/20 × 63 = 3024/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/1260 + 3024/1260 = 40 + 3024/1260 = 3064/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 766/315
  6. In mixed form: 2136/315

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