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Add 9/56 and 16/20

9/56 + 16/20 is 269/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 20 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    9/56 = 9 × 5/56 × 5 = 45/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    16/20 = 16 × 14/20 × 14 = 224/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/280 + 224/280 = 45 + 224/280 = 269/280

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