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Add 5/45 and 27/56

5/45 + 27/56 is 299/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 56 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    5/45 = 5 × 56/45 × 56 = 280/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    27/56 = 27 × 45/56 × 45 = 1215/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/2520 + 1215/2520 = 280 + 1215/2520 = 1495/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 299/504

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