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Add 20/49 and 5/56

20/49 + 5/56 is 195/392.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 56 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    20/49 = 20 × 8/49 × 8 = 160/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 7 = 392,
    5/56 = 5 × 7/56 × 7 = 35/392
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/392 + 35/392 = 160 + 35/392 = 195/392

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