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Add 14/36 and 7/56

14/36 + 7/56 is 37/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    14/36 = 14 × 14/36 × 14 = 196/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    7/56 = 7 × 9/56 × 9 = 63/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/504 + 63/504 = 196 + 63/504 = 259/504
  5. 259/504 simplified gives 37/72
  6. So, 14/36 + 7/56 = 37/72

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