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Add 21/8 and 5/63

1st number: 2 5/8, 2nd number: 5/63

21/8 + 5/63 is 1363/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    21/8 = 21 × 63/8 × 63 = 1323/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    5/63 = 5 × 8/63 × 8 = 40/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1323/504 + 40/504 = 1323 + 40/504 = 1363/504
  5. In mixed form: 2355/504

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