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Add 7/6 and 63/42

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 1 21/42

7/6 + 63/42 is 8/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    7/6 = 7 × 7/6 × 7 = 49/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    63/42 = 63 × 1/42 × 1 = 63/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/42 + 63/42 = 49 + 63/42 = 112/42
  5. 112/42 simplified gives 8/3
  6. So, 7/6 + 63/42 = 8/3
    In mixed form: 22/3

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