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Add 6/56 and 40/63

6/56 + 40/63 is 187/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    6/56 = 6 × 9/56 × 9 = 54/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    40/63 = 40 × 8/63 × 8 = 320/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/504 + 320/504 = 54 + 320/504 = 374/504
  5. 374/504 simplified gives 187/252
  6. So, 6/56 + 40/63 = 187/252

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