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Add 6/8 and 40/63

6/8 + 40/63 is 349/252.

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,
    6/8 = 6 × 63/8 × 63 = 378/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    40/63 = 40 × 8/63 × 8 = 320/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/504 + 320/504 = 378 + 320/504 = 698/504
  5. 698/504 simplified gives 349/252
  6. So, 6/8 + 40/63 = 349/252
    In mixed form: 197/252

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