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Add 56/40 and 50/90

1st number: 1 16/40, 2nd number: 50/90

56/40 + 50/90 is 88/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    56/40 = 56 × 9/40 × 9 = 504/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    50/90 = 50 × 4/90 × 4 = 200/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/360 + 200/360 = 504 + 200/360 = 704/360
  5. 704/360 simplified gives 88/45
  6. So, 56/40 + 50/90 = 88/45
    In mixed form: 143/45

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