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Add 72/56 and 18/60

1st number: 1 16/56, 2nd number: 18/60

72/56 + 18/60 is 111/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 60 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    72/56 = 72 × 15/56 × 15 = 1080/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    18/60 = 18 × 14/60 × 14 = 252/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/840 + 252/840 = 1080 + 252/840 = 1332/840
  5. 1332/840 simplified gives 111/70
  6. So, 72/56 + 18/60 = 111/70
    In mixed form: 141/70

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