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Add 5/56 and 2/36

5/56 + 2/36 is 73/504.

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,
    5/56 = 5 × 9/56 × 9 = 45/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    2/36 = 2 × 14/36 × 14 = 28/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/504 + 28/504 = 45 + 28/504 = 73/504

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