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Add 5/8 and 21/63

5/8 + 21/63 is 23/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 63 = 504,
    5/8 = 5 × 63/8 × 63 = 315/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    21/63 = 21 × 8/63 × 8 = 168/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/504 + 168/504 = 315 + 168/504 = 483/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/24

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