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Add 20/50 and 12/56

20/50 + 12/56 is 43/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    20/50 = 20 × 28/50 × 28 = 560/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    12/56 = 12 × 25/56 × 25 = 300/1400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/1400 + 300/1400 = 560 + 300/1400 = 860/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/70

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