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Add 63/2 and 5/28

1st number: 31 1/2, 2nd number: 5/28

63/2 + 5/28 is 887/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    63/2 = 63 × 14/2 × 14 = 882/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    5/28 = 5 × 1/28 × 1 = 5/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/28 + 5/28 = 882 + 5/28 = 887/28
  5. In mixed form: 3119/28

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