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Add 10/56 and 12/45

10/56 + 12/45 is 187/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 45 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    10/56 = 10 × 45/56 × 45 = 450/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    12/45 = 12 × 56/45 × 56 = 672/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/2520 + 672/2520 = 450 + 672/2520 = 1122/2520
  5. 1122/2520 simplified gives 187/420
  6. So, 10/56 + 12/45 = 187/420

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