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Add 12/56 and 8/63

12/56 + 8/63 is 43/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    12/56 = 12 × 9/56 × 9 = 108/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    8/63 = 8 × 8/63 × 8 = 64/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/504 + 64/504 = 108 + 64/504 = 172/504
  5. 172/504 simplified gives 43/126
  6. So, 12/56 + 8/63 = 43/126

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