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Add 5/2 and 35/63

1st number: 2 1/2, 2nd number: 35/63

5/2 + 35/63 is 55/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 63 = 126,
    5/2 = 5 × 63/2 × 63 = 315/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    35/63 = 35 × 2/63 × 2 = 70/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/126 + 70/126 = 315 + 70/126 = 385/126
  5. 385/126 simplified gives 55/18
  6. So, 5/2 + 35/63 = 55/18
    In mixed form: 31/18

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