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Add 56/9 and 45/24

1st number: 6 2/9, 2nd number: 1 21/24

56/9 + 45/24 is 583/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    56/9 = 56 × 8/9 × 8 = 448/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    45/24 = 45 × 3/24 × 3 = 135/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/72 + 135/72 = 448 + 135/72 = 583/72
  5. So, 56/9 + 45/24 = 583/72
    In mixed form: 87/72

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