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Add 35/6 and 3/56

1st number: 5 5/6, 2nd number: 3/56

35/6 + 3/56 is 989/168.

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,
    35/6 = 35 × 28/6 × 28 = 980/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    3/56 = 3 × 3/56 × 3 = 9/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/168 + 9/168 = 980 + 9/168 = 989/168
  5. In mixed form: 5149/168

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