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Add 56/42 and 45/54

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 45/54

56/42 + 45/54 is 13/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    56/42 = 56 × 9/42 × 9 = 504/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    45/54 = 45 × 7/54 × 7 = 315/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/378 + 315/378 = 504 + 315/378 = 819/378
  5. 819/378 simplified gives 13/6
  6. So, 56/42 + 45/54 = 13/6
    In mixed form: 21/6

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