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Add 45/4 and 63/35

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 1 28/35

45/4 + 63/35 is 261/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 35 = 140,
    45/4 = 45 × 35/4 × 35 = 1575/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    63/35 = 63 × 4/35 × 4 = 252/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/140 + 252/140 = 1575 + 252/140 = 1827/140
  5. 1827/140 simplified gives 261/20
  6. So, 45/4 + 63/35 = 261/20
    In mixed form: 131/20

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