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Add 56/14 and 8/7

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 1 1/7

56/14 + 8/7 is 36/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    56/14 = 56 × 1/14 × 1 = 56/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    8/7 = 8 × 2/7 × 2 = 16/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/14 + 16/14 = 56 + 16/14 = 72/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 36/7
  6. In mixed form: 51/7

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