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Add 60/40 and 50/63

1st number: 1 20/40, 2nd number: 50/63

60/40 + 50/63 is 289/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 63 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    60/40 = 60 × 63/40 × 63 = 3780/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 40 = 2520,
    50/63 = 50 × 40/63 × 40 = 2000/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3780/2520 + 2000/2520 = 3780 + 2000/2520 = 5780/2520
  5. 5780/2520 simplified gives 289/126
  6. So, 60/40 + 50/63 = 289/126
    In mixed form: 237/126

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