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Add 6/56 and 50/18

1st number: 6/56, 2nd number: 2 14/18

6/56 + 50/18 is 727/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 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 18 × 28 = 504,
    50/18 = 50 × 28/18 × 28 = 1400/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/504 + 1400/504 = 54 + 1400/504 = 1454/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 727/252
  6. In mixed form: 2223/252

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