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Add 14/20 and 90/56

1st number: 14/20, 2nd number: 1 34/56

14/20 + 90/56 is 323/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    14/20 = 14 × 14/20 × 14 = 196/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    90/56 = 90 × 5/56 × 5 = 450/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/280 + 450/280 = 196 + 450/280 = 646/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 323/140
  6. In mixed form: 243/140

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