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Add 18/4 and 8/63

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 8/63

18/4 + 8/63 is 583/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 63 = 252,
    18/4 = 18 × 63/4 × 63 = 1134/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    8/63 = 8 × 4/63 × 4 = 32/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/252 + 32/252 = 1134 + 32/252 = 1166/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 583/126
  6. In mixed form: 479/126

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