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Add 54/60 and 50/56

54/60 + 50/56 is 251/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    54/60 = 54 × 14/60 × 14 = 756/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    50/56 = 50 × 15/56 × 15 = 750/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    756/840 + 750/840 = 756 + 750/840 = 1506/840
  5. 1506/840 simplified gives 251/140
  6. So, 54/60 + 50/56 = 251/140
    In mixed form: 1111/140

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