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Add 8/56 and 1/35

8/56 + 1/35 is 6/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    8/56 = 8 × 5/56 × 5 = 40/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    1/35 = 1 × 8/35 × 8 = 8/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/280 + 8/280 = 40 + 8/280 = 48/280
  5. 48/280 simplified gives 6/35
  6. So, 8/56 + 1/35 = 6/35

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