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Add 3/56 and 40/54

3/56 + 40/54 is 1201/1512.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 54 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    3/56 = 3 × 27/56 × 27 = 81/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 28 = 1512,
    40/54 = 40 × 28/54 × 28 = 1120/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/1512 + 1120/1512 = 81 + 1120/1512 = 1201/1512
  5. So, 3/56 + 40/54 = 1201/1512

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