Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 56/15 and 7/8

1st number: 3 11/15, 2nd number: 7/8

56/15 + 7/8 is 553/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    56/15 = 56 × 8/15 × 8 = 448/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    7/8 = 7 × 15/8 × 15 = 105/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/120 + 105/120 = 448 + 105/120 = 553/120
  5. In mixed form: 473/120

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com