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Add 56/2 and 2/10

1st number: 28 0/2, 2nd number: 2/10

56/2 + 2/10 is 141/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    56/2 = 56 × 5/2 × 5 = 280/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    2/10 = 2 × 1/10 × 1 = 2/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/10 + 2/10 = 280 + 2/10 = 282/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 141/5
  6. In mixed form: 281/5

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