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Add 7/12 and 7/56

7/12 + 7/56 is 17/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    7/12 = 7 × 14/12 × 14 = 98/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    7/56 = 7 × 3/56 × 3 = 21/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/168 + 21/168 = 98 + 21/168 = 119/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/24

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