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Add 56/36 and 1/54

1st number: 1 20/36, 2nd number: 1/54

56/36 + 1/54 is 85/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 54 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 54 × 2 = 108,
    1/54 = 1 × 2/54 × 2 = 2/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/108 + 2/108 = 168 + 2/108 = 170/108
  5. 170/108 simplified gives 85/54
  6. So, 56/36 + 1/54 = 85/54
    In mixed form: 131/54

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