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Add 63/8 and 42/14

1st number: 7 7/8, 2nd number: 3 0/14

63/8 + 42/14 is 87/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    63/8 = 63 × 7/8 × 7 = 441/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    42/14 = 42 × 4/14 × 4 = 168/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/56 + 168/56 = 441 + 168/56 = 609/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/8
  6. In mixed form: 107/8

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