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Add 63/12 and 2/5

1st number: 5 3/12, 2nd number: 2/5

63/12 + 2/5 is 113/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    63/12 = 63 × 5/12 × 5 = 315/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    2/5 = 2 × 12/5 × 12 = 24/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/60 + 24/60 = 315 + 24/60 = 339/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/20
  6. In mixed form: 513/20

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