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Add 21/56 and 5/27

21/56 + 5/27 is 121/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 27 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    21/56 = 21 × 27/56 × 27 = 567/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    5/27 = 5 × 56/27 × 56 = 280/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    567/1512 + 280/1512 = 567 + 280/1512 = 847/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 121/216

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