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Add 9/2 and 63/8

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 7 7/8

9/2 + 63/8 is 99/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    9/2 = 9 × 4/2 × 4 = 36/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    63/8 = 63 × 1/8 × 1 = 63/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/8 + 63/8 = 36 + 63/8 = 99/8
  5. In mixed form: 123/8

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