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Add 42/36 and 48/63

1st number: 1 6/36, 2nd number: 48/63

42/36 + 48/63 is 27/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    42/36 = 42 × 7/36 × 7 = 294/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    48/63 = 48 × 4/63 × 4 = 192/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/252 + 192/252 = 294 + 192/252 = 486/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/14
  6. In mixed form: 113/14

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