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Add 20/2 and 21/56

1st number: 10 0/2, 2nd number: 21/56

20/2 + 21/56 is 83/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    20/2 = 20 × 28/2 × 28 = 560/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/56 + 21/56 = 560 + 21/56 = 581/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/8
  6. In mixed form: 103/8

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