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Add 56/21 and 7/8

1st number: 2 14/21, 2nd number: 7/8

56/21 + 7/8 is 85/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    56/21 = 56 × 8/21 × 8 = 448/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    7/8 = 7 × 21/8 × 21 = 147/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/168 + 147/168 = 448 + 147/168 = 595/168
  5. 595/168 simplified gives 85/24
  6. So, 56/21 + 7/8 = 85/24
    In mixed form: 313/24

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