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Add 21/36 and 35/56

21/36 + 35/56 is 29/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    21/36 = 21 × 14/36 × 14 = 294/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    35/56 = 35 × 9/56 × 9 = 315/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/504 + 315/504 = 294 + 315/504 = 609/504
  5. 609/504 simplified gives 29/24
  6. So, 21/36 + 35/56 = 29/24
    In mixed form: 15/24

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