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Add 60/56 and 27/18

1st number: 1 4/56, 2nd number: 1 9/18

60/56 + 27/18 is 18/7.

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,
    60/56 = 60 × 9/56 × 9 = 540/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    27/18 = 27 × 28/18 × 28 = 756/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/504 + 756/504 = 540 + 756/504 = 1296/504
  5. 1296/504 simplified gives 18/7
  6. So, 60/56 + 27/18 = 18/7
    In mixed form: 24/7

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