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Add 12/24 and 5/63

12/24 + 5/63 is 73/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 21 = 504,
    12/24 = 12 × 21/24 × 21 = 252/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    5/63 = 5 × 8/63 × 8 = 40/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/504 + 40/504 = 252 + 40/504 = 292/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/126

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