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Add 63/12 and 42/14

1st number: 5 3/12, 2nd number: 3 0/14

63/12 + 42/14 is 33/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 14 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    63/12 = 63 × 7/12 × 7 = 441/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    42/14 = 42 × 6/14 × 6 = 252/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/84 + 252/84 = 441 + 252/84 = 693/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/4
  6. In mixed form: 81/4

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