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Add 63/2 and 5/12

1st number: 31 1/2, 2nd number: 5/12

63/2 + 5/12 is 383/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    63/2 = 63 × 6/2 × 6 = 378/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    5/12 = 5 × 1/12 × 1 = 5/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/12 + 5/12 = 378 + 5/12 = 383/12
  5. In mixed form: 3111/12

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