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Add 42/18 and 48/63

1st number: 2 6/18, 2nd number: 48/63

42/18 + 48/63 is 65/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    42/18 = 42 × 7/18 × 7 = 294/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    48/63 = 48 × 2/63 × 2 = 96/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/126 + 96/126 = 294 + 96/126 = 390/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/21
  6. In mixed form: 32/21

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