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Add 63/4 and 42/28

1st number: 15 3/4, 2nd number: 1 14/28

63/4 + 42/28 is 69/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    63/4 = 63 × 7/4 × 7 = 441/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    42/28 = 42 × 1/28 × 1 = 42/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/28 + 42/28 = 441 + 42/28 = 483/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/4
  6. In mixed form: 171/4

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