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Add 14/56 and 6/21

14/56 + 6/21 is 15/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 21 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    14/56 = 14 × 3/56 × 3 = 42/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    6/21 = 6 × 8/21 × 8 = 48/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/168 + 48/168 = 42 + 48/168 = 90/168
  5. 90/168 simplified gives 15/28
  6. So, 14/56 + 6/21 = 15/28

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