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Add 56/36 and 1/27

1st number: 1 20/36, 2nd number: 1/27

56/36 + 1/27 is 43/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    56/36 = 56 × 3/36 × 3 = 168/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    1/27 = 1 × 4/27 × 4 = 4/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/108 + 4/108 = 168 + 4/108 = 172/108
  5. 172/108 simplified gives 43/27
  6. So, 56/36 + 1/27 = 43/27
    In mixed form: 116/27

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