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Add 40/63 and 4/8

40/63 + 4/8 is 143/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 8 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    40/63 = 40 × 8/63 × 8 = 320/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    4/8 = 4 × 63/8 × 63 = 252/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/504 + 252/504 = 320 + 252/504 = 572/504
  5. 572/504 simplified gives 143/126
  6. So, 40/63 + 4/8 = 143/126
    In mixed form: 117/126

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