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Add 25/84 and 45/56

25/84 + 45/56 is 185/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    25/84 = 25 × 2/84 × 2 = 50/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    45/56 = 45 × 3/56 × 3 = 135/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/168 + 135/168 = 50 + 135/168 = 185/168
  5. In mixed form: 117/168

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