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Add 5/63 and 70/40

1st number: 5/63, 2nd number: 1 30/40

5/63 + 70/40 is 461/252.

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,
    70/40 = 70 × 63/40 × 63 = 4410/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/2520 + 4410/2520 = 200 + 4410/2520 = 4610/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 461/252
  6. In mixed form: 1209/252

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