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Add 6/3 and 42/63

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 42/63

6/3 + 42/63 is 8/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 21 = 63,
    6/3 = 6 × 21/3 × 21 = 126/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    42/63 = 42 × 1/63 × 1 = 42/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/63 + 42/63 = 126 + 42/63 = 168/63
  5. 168/63 simplified gives 8/3
  6. So, 6/3 + 42/63 = 8/3
    In mixed form: 22/3

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