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Add 6/56 and 27/6

1st number: 6/56, 2nd number: 4 3/6

6/56 + 27/6 is 129/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 6 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    6/56 = 6 × 3/56 × 3 = 18/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    27/6 = 27 × 28/6 × 28 = 756/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/168 + 756/168 = 18 + 756/168 = 774/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 129/28
  6. In mixed form: 417/28

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