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Add 6/56 and 36/9

1st number: 6/56, 2nd number: 4 0/9

6/56 + 36/9 is 115/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    6/56 = 6 × 9/56 × 9 = 54/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    36/9 = 36 × 56/9 × 56 = 2016/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/504 + 2016/504 = 54 + 2016/504 = 2070/504
  5. 2070/504 simplified gives 115/28
  6. So, 6/56 + 36/9 = 115/28
    In mixed form: 43/28

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