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Add 42/8 and 8/63

1st number: 5 2/8, 2nd number: 8/63

42/8 + 8/63 is 1355/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    42/8 = 42 × 63/8 × 63 = 2646/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    8/63 = 8 × 8/63 × 8 = 64/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2646/504 + 64/504 = 2646 + 64/504 = 2710/504
  5. 2710/504 simplified gives 1355/252
  6. So, 42/8 + 8/63 = 1355/252
    In mixed form: 595/252

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