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Add 45/56 and 15/36

45/56 + 15/36 is 205/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 36 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    45/56 = 45 × 9/56 × 9 = 405/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    15/36 = 15 × 14/36 × 14 = 210/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/504 + 210/504 = 405 + 210/504 = 615/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 205/168
  6. In mixed form: 137/168

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