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Add 42/36 and 63/4

1st number: 1 6/36, 2nd number: 15 3/4

42/36 + 63/4 is 203/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 4 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    42/36 = 42 × 1/36 × 1 = 42/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    63/4 = 63 × 9/4 × 9 = 567/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/36 + 567/36 = 42 + 567/36 = 609/36
  5. 609/36 simplified gives 203/12
  6. So, 42/36 + 63/4 = 203/12
    In mixed form: 1611/12

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