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Add 5/8 and 35/63

5/8 + 35/63 is 85/72.

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,
    35/63 = 35 × 8/63 × 8 = 280/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/504 + 280/504 = 315 + 280/504 = 595/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/72
  6. In mixed form: 113/72

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