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Add 28/14 and 56/60

1st number: 2 0/14, 2nd number: 56/60

28/14 + 56/60 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    28/14 = 28 × 30/14 × 30 = 840/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    56/60 = 56 × 7/60 × 7 = 392/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/420 + 392/420 = 840 + 392/420 = 1232/420
  5. 1232/420 simplified gives 44/15
  6. So, 28/14 + 56/60 = 44/15
    In mixed form: 214/15

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