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Add 56/75 and 14/6

1st number: 56/75, 2nd number: 2 2/6

56/75 + 14/6 is 77/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    56/75 = 56 × 2/75 × 2 = 112/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    14/6 = 14 × 25/6 × 25 = 350/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/150 + 350/150 = 112 + 350/150 = 462/150
  5. 462/150 simplified gives 77/25
  6. So, 56/75 + 14/6 = 77/25
    In mixed form: 32/25

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