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Add 63/2 and 60/14

1st number: 31 1/2, 2nd number: 4 4/14

63/2 + 60/14 is 501/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    63/2 = 63 × 7/2 × 7 = 441/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    60/14 = 60 × 1/14 × 1 = 60/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/14 + 60/14 = 441 + 60/14 = 501/14
  5. In mixed form: 3511/14

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