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Add 56/15 and 14/54

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 14/54

56/15 + 14/54 is 539/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 18 = 270,
    56/15 = 56 × 18/15 × 18 = 1008/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    14/54 = 14 × 5/54 × 5 = 70/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/270 + 70/270 = 1008 + 70/270 = 1078/270
  5. 1078/270 simplified gives 539/135
  6. So, 56/15 + 14/54 = 539/135
    In mixed form: 3134/135

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