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Add 1/63 and 18/56

1/63 + 18/56 is 85/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    1/63 = 1 × 8/63 × 8 = 8/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    18/56 = 18 × 9/56 × 9 = 162/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/504 + 162/504 = 8 + 162/504 = 170/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/252

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