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Add 96/42 and 75/63

1st number: 2 12/42, 2nd number: 1 12/63

96/42 + 75/63 is 73/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 63 is 126

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    96/42 = 96 × 3/42 × 3 = 288/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    75/63 = 75 × 2/63 × 2 = 150/126
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    288/126 + 150/126 = 288 + 150/126 = 438/126
  5. 438/126 simplified gives 73/21
  6. So, 96/42 + 75/63 = 73/21
    In mixed form: 310/21

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