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Add 56/30 and 14/8

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 1 6/8

56/30 + 14/8 is 217/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    56/30 = 56 × 4/30 × 4 = 224/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    14/8 = 14 × 15/8 × 15 = 210/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/120 + 210/120 = 224 + 210/120 = 434/120
  5. 434/120 simplified gives 217/60
  6. So, 56/30 + 14/8 = 217/60
    In mixed form: 337/60

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