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Add 42/56 and 7/54

42/56 + 7/54 is 95/108.

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,
    42/56 = 42 × 27/56 × 27 = 1134/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 28 = 1512,
    7/54 = 7 × 28/54 × 28 = 196/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/1512 + 196/1512 = 1134 + 196/1512 = 1330/1512
  5. 1330/1512 simplified gives 95/108
  6. So, 42/56 + 7/54 = 95/108

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