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Add 10/6 and 6/56

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 6/56

10/6 + 6/56 is 149/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    10/6 = 10 × 28/6 × 28 = 280/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    6/56 = 6 × 3/56 × 3 = 18/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/168 + 18/168 = 280 + 18/168 = 298/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 149/84
  6. In mixed form: 165/84

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