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Add 56/6 and 3/90

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 3/90

56/6 + 3/90 is 281/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    56/6 = 56 × 15/6 × 15 = 840/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    3/90 = 3 × 1/90 × 1 = 3/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/90 + 3/90 = 840 + 3/90 = 843/90
  5. 843/90 simplified gives 281/30
  6. So, 56/6 + 3/90 = 281/30
    In mixed form: 911/30

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