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Add 20/3 and 63/4

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 15 3/4

20/3 + 63/4 is 269/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    20/3 = 20 × 4/3 × 4 = 80/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    63/4 = 63 × 3/4 × 3 = 189/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/12 + 189/12 = 80 + 189/12 = 269/12
  5. In mixed form: 225/12

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