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Add 5/63 and 35/40

5/63 + 35/40 is 481/504.

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,
    5/63 = 5 × 40/63 × 40 = 200/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    35/40 = 35 × 63/40 × 63 = 2205/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/2520 + 2205/2520 = 200 + 2205/2520 = 2405/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 481/504

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