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Add 12/63 and 1/40

12/63 + 1/40 is 181/840.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 40 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 40 = 2520,
    12/63 = 12 × 40/63 × 40 = 480/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    1/40 = 1 × 63/40 × 63 = 63/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/2520 + 63/2520 = 480 + 63/2520 = 543/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 181/840

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