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Add 20/63 and 40/18

1st number: 20/63, 2nd number: 2 4/18

20/63 + 40/18 is 160/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    20/63 = 20 × 2/63 × 2 = 40/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    40/18 = 40 × 7/18 × 7 = 280/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/126 + 280/126 = 40 + 280/126 = 320/126
  5. 320/126 simplified gives 160/63
  6. So, 20/63 + 40/18 = 160/63
    In mixed form: 234/63

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