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Add 12/63 and 40/98

12/63 + 40/98 is 88/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 98 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 14 = 882,
    12/63 = 12 × 14/63 × 14 = 168/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    40/98 = 40 × 9/98 × 9 = 360/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/882 + 360/882 = 168 + 360/882 = 528/882
  5. 528/882 simplified gives 88/147
  6. So, 12/63 + 40/98 = 88/147

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