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Add 3/5 and 9/56

3/5 + 9/56 is 213/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    3/5 = 3 × 56/5 × 56 = 168/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    9/56 = 9 × 5/56 × 5 = 45/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/280 + 45/280 = 168 + 45/280 = 213/280

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