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Add 3/15 and 63/40

1st number: 3/15, 2nd number: 1 23/40

3/15 + 63/40 is 71/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    3/15 = 3 × 8/15 × 8 = 24/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    63/40 = 63 × 3/40 × 3 = 189/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/120 + 189/120 = 24 + 189/120 = 213/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/40
  6. In mixed form: 131/40

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