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Add 40/60 and 63/80

40/60 + 63/80 is 349/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    40/60 = 40 × 4/60 × 4 = 160/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    63/80 = 63 × 3/80 × 3 = 189/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/240 + 189/240 = 160 + 189/240 = 349/240
  5. So, 40/60 + 63/80 = 349/240
    In mixed form: 1109/240

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