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Add 16/63 and 1/5

16/63 + 1/5 is 143/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 5 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 5 = 315,
    16/63 = 16 × 5/63 × 5 = 80/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 63 = 315,
    1/5 = 1 × 63/5 × 63 = 63/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/315 + 63/315 = 80 + 63/315 = 143/315

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