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Add 63/14 and 5/4

1st number: 4 7/14, 2nd number: 1 1/4

63/14 + 5/4 is 23/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    63/14 = 63 × 2/14 × 2 = 126/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    5/4 = 5 × 7/4 × 7 = 35/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/28 + 35/28 = 126 + 35/28 = 161/28
  5. 161/28 simplified gives 23/4
  6. So, 63/14 + 5/4 = 23/4
    In mixed form: 53/4

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