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Add 15/16 and 7/63

15/16 + 7/63 is 151/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 63 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 63 = 1008,
    15/16 = 15 × 63/16 × 63 = 945/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    7/63 = 7 × 16/63 × 16 = 112/1008
  4. Add the two fractions:
    945/1008 + 112/1008 = 945 + 112/1008 = 1057/1008
  5. 1057/1008 simplified gives 151/144
  6. So, 15/16 + 7/63 = 151/144
    In mixed form: 17/144

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