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Add 6/18 and 63/8

1st number: 6/18, 2nd number: 7 7/8

6/18 + 63/8 is 197/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    6/18 = 6 × 4/18 × 4 = 24/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    63/8 = 63 × 9/8 × 9 = 567/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/72 + 567/72 = 24 + 567/72 = 591/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/24
  6. In mixed form: 85/24

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