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Add 15/40 and 42/63

15/40 + 42/63 is 25/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 63 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    15/40 = 15 × 63/40 × 63 = 945/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 40 = 2520,
    42/63 = 42 × 40/63 × 40 = 1680/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    945/2520 + 1680/2520 = 945 + 1680/2520 = 2625/2520
  5. 2625/2520 simplified gives 25/24
  6. So, 15/40 + 42/63 = 25/24
    In mixed form: 11/24

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