Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 75/28 and 5/56

1st number: 2 19/28, 2nd number: 5/56

75/28 + 5/56 is 155/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    75/28 = 75 × 2/28 × 2 = 150/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    5/56 = 5 × 1/56 × 1 = 5/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/56 + 5/56 = 150 + 5/56 = 155/56
  5. So, 75/28 + 5/56 = 155/56
    In mixed form: 243/56

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com