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Add 36/63 and 14/40

36/63 + 14/40 is 129/140.

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,
    36/63 = 36 × 40/63 × 40 = 1440/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    14/40 = 14 × 63/40 × 63 = 882/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1440/2520 + 882/2520 = 1440 + 882/2520 = 2322/2520
  5. 2322/2520 simplified gives 129/140
  6. So, 36/63 + 14/40 = 129/140

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