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Add 49/18 and 4/63

1st number: 2 13/18, 2nd number: 4/63

49/18 + 4/63 is 39/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    49/18 = 49 × 7/18 × 7 = 343/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    4/63 = 4 × 2/63 × 2 = 8/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/126 + 8/126 = 343 + 8/126 = 351/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/14
  6. In mixed form: 211/14

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