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Add 56/60 and 54/36

1st number: 56/60, 2nd number: 1 18/36

56/60 + 54/36 is 73/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    56/60 = 56 × 3/60 × 3 = 168/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    54/36 = 54 × 5/36 × 5 = 270/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/180 + 270/180 = 168 + 270/180 = 438/180
  5. 438/180 simplified gives 73/30
  6. So, 56/60 + 54/36 = 73/30
    In mixed form: 213/30

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