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Add 36/28 and 4/63

1st number: 1 8/28, 2nd number: 4/63

36/28 + 4/63 is 85/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    36/28 = 36 × 9/28 × 9 = 324/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    4/63 = 4 × 4/63 × 4 = 16/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/252 + 16/252 = 324 + 16/252 = 340/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/63
  6. In mixed form: 122/63

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