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Add 48/56 and 6/75

48/56 + 6/75 is 164/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 75 is 4200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 75 = 4200,
    48/56 = 48 × 75/56 × 75 = 3600/4200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 56 = 4200,
    6/75 = 6 × 56/75 × 56 = 336/4200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3600/4200 + 336/4200 = 3600 + 336/4200 = 3936/4200
  5. 3936/4200 simplified gives 164/175
  6. So, 48/56 + 6/75 = 164/175

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