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Add 40/63 and 20/18

1st number: 40/63, 2nd number: 1 2/18

40/63 + 20/18 is 110/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    40/63 = 40 × 2/63 × 2 = 80/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    20/18 = 20 × 7/18 × 7 = 140/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/126 + 140/126 = 80 + 140/126 = 220/126
  5. 220/126 simplified gives 110/63
  6. So, 40/63 + 20/18 = 110/63
    In mixed form: 147/63

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