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Add 5/4 and 7/63

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 7/63

5/4 + 7/63 is 49/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    5/4 = 5 × 63/4 × 63 = 315/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    7/63 = 7 × 4/63 × 4 = 28/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/252 + 28/252 = 315 + 28/252 = 343/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/36
  6. In mixed form: 113/36

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