Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 63/56 and 5/9

1st number: 1 7/56, 2nd number: 5/9

63/56 + 5/9 is 121/72.

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,
    63/56 = 63 × 9/56 × 9 = 567/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    5/9 = 5 × 56/9 × 56 = 280/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    567/504 + 280/504 = 567 + 280/504 = 847/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 121/72
  6. In mixed form: 149/72

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com