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Add 63/14 and 36/40

1st number: 4 7/14, 2nd number: 36/40

63/14 + 36/40 is 27/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    63/14 = 63 × 20/14 × 20 = 1260/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    36/40 = 36 × 7/40 × 7 = 252/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/280 + 252/280 = 1260 + 252/280 = 1512/280
  5. 1512/280 simplified gives 27/5
  6. So, 63/14 + 36/40 = 27/5
    In mixed form: 52/5

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