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Add 63/12 and 8/7

1st number: 5 3/12, 2nd number: 1 1/7

63/12 + 8/7 is 179/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 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 7 × 12 = 84,
    8/7 = 8 × 12/7 × 12 = 96/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/84 + 96/84 = 441 + 96/84 = 537/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/28
  6. In mixed form: 611/28

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