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Add 2/63 and 56/40

1st number: 2/63, 2nd number: 1 16/40

2/63 + 56/40 is 451/315.

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,
    56/40 = 56 × 63/40 × 63 = 3528/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/2520 + 3528/2520 = 80 + 3528/2520 = 3608/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 451/315
  6. In mixed form: 1136/315

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