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Add 24/56 and 2/80

24/56 + 2/80 is 127/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 80 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 10 = 560,
    24/56 = 24 × 10/56 × 10 = 240/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    2/80 = 2 × 7/80 × 7 = 14/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/560 + 14/560 = 240 + 14/560 = 254/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 127/280

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