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Add 2/63 and 16/40

2/63 + 16/40 is 136/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 40 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 40 = 2520,
    2/63 = 2 × 40/63 × 40 = 80/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    16/40 = 16 × 63/40 × 63 = 1008/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/2520 + 1008/2520 = 80 + 1008/2520 = 1088/2520
  5. 1088/2520 simplified gives 136/315
  6. So, 2/63 + 16/40 = 136/315

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