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Add 6/63 and 8/40

6/63 + 8/40 is 31/105.

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,
    6/63 = 6 × 40/63 × 40 = 240/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    8/40 = 8 × 63/40 × 63 = 504/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/2520 + 504/2520 = 240 + 504/2520 = 744/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/105

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