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Add 8/16 and 6/63

8/16 + 6/63 is 25/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 63 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 63 = 1008,
    8/16 = 8 × 63/16 × 63 = 504/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    6/63 = 6 × 16/63 × 16 = 96/1008
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/1008 + 96/1008 = 504 + 96/1008 = 600/1008
  5. 600/1008 simplified gives 25/42
  6. So, 8/16 + 6/63 = 25/42

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