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Add 4/56 and 15/9

1st number: 4/56, 2nd number: 1 6/9

4/56 + 15/9 is 73/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    4/56 = 4 × 9/56 × 9 = 36/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    15/9 = 15 × 56/9 × 56 = 840/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/504 + 840/504 = 36 + 840/504 = 876/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/42
  6. In mixed form: 131/42

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