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Add 3/12 and 5/63

3/12 + 5/63 is 83/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,
    3/12 = 3 × 21/12 × 21 = 63/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    5/63 = 5 × 4/63 × 4 = 20/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/252 + 20/252 = 63 + 20/252 = 83/252
  5. So, 3/12 + 5/63 = 83/252

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