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Add 3/6 and 45/56

3/6 + 45/56 is 73/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    3/6 = 3 × 28/6 × 28 = 84/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    45/56 = 45 × 3/56 × 3 = 135/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/168 + 135/168 = 84 + 135/168 = 219/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/56
  6. In mixed form: 117/56

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