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Add 56/54 and 18/49

1st number: 1 2/54, 2nd number: 18/49

56/54 + 18/49 is 1858/1323.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 49 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    56/54 = 56 × 49/54 × 49 = 2744/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 54 = 2646,
    18/49 = 18 × 54/49 × 54 = 972/2646
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2744/2646 + 972/2646 = 2744 + 972/2646 = 3716/2646
  5. 3716/2646 simplified gives 1858/1323
  6. So, 56/54 + 18/49 = 1858/1323
    In mixed form: 1535/1323

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