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Add 42/3 and 18/63

1st number: 14 0/3, 2nd number: 18/63

42/3 + 18/63 is 100/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    42/3 = 42 × 21/3 × 21 = 882/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    18/63 = 18 × 1/63 × 1 = 18/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/63 + 18/63 = 882 + 18/63 = 900/63
  5. 900/63 simplified gives 100/7
  6. So, 42/3 + 18/63 = 100/7
    In mixed form: 142/7

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