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Add 2/48 and 21/63

2/48 + 21/63 is 3/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 63 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 21 = 1008,
    2/48 = 2 × 21/48 × 21 = 42/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    21/63 = 21 × 16/63 × 16 = 336/1008
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/1008 + 336/1008 = 42 + 336/1008 = 378/1008
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/8

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