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Add 56/60 and 81/72

1st number: 56/60, 2nd number: 1 9/72

56/60 + 81/72 is 247/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 6 = 360,
    56/60 = 56 × 6/60 × 6 = 336/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    81/72 = 81 × 5/72 × 5 = 405/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/360 + 405/360 = 336 + 405/360 = 741/360
  5. 741/360 simplified gives 247/120
  6. So, 56/60 + 81/72 = 247/120
    In mixed form: 27/120

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