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Add 5/36 and 6/56

5/36 + 6/56 is 31/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    5/36 = 5 × 14/36 × 14 = 70/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    6/56 = 6 × 9/56 × 9 = 54/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/504 + 54/504 = 70 + 54/504 = 124/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/126

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