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Add 3/18 and 63/12

1st number: 3/18, 2nd number: 5 3/12

3/18 + 63/12 is 65/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    3/18 = 3 × 2/18 × 2 = 6/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    63/12 = 63 × 3/12 × 3 = 189/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/36 + 189/36 = 6 + 189/36 = 195/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/12
  6. In mixed form: 55/12

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