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Add 15/56 and 30/36

15/56 + 30/36 is 185/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 36 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    15/56 = 15 × 9/56 × 9 = 135/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    30/36 = 30 × 14/36 × 14 = 420/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/504 + 420/504 = 135 + 420/504 = 555/504
  5. 555/504 simplified gives 185/168
  6. So, 15/56 + 30/36 = 185/168
    In mixed form: 117/168

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