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Add 14/6 and 40/63

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 40/63

14/6 + 40/63 is 187/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 21 = 126,
    14/6 = 14 × 21/6 × 21 = 294/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    40/63 = 40 × 2/63 × 2 = 80/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/126 + 80/126 = 294 + 80/126 = 374/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/63
  6. In mixed form: 261/63

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