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Add 6/4 and 63/7

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 9 0/7

6/4 + 63/7 is 21/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    6/4 = 6 × 7/4 × 7 = 42/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    63/7 = 63 × 4/7 × 4 = 252/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/28 + 252/28 = 42 + 252/28 = 294/28
  5. 294/28 simplified gives 21/2
  6. So, 6/4 + 63/7 = 21/2
    In mixed form: 101/2

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