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Add 40/63 and 5/20

40/63 + 5/20 is 223/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 20 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    40/63 = 40 × 20/63 × 20 = 800/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 63 = 1260,
    5/20 = 5 × 63/20 × 63 = 315/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/1260 + 315/1260 = 800 + 315/1260 = 1115/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 223/252

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