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Add 90/56 and 5/90

1st number: 1 34/56, 2nd number: 5/90

90/56 + 5/90 is 419/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 90 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    90/56 = 90 × 45/56 × 45 = 4050/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 28 = 2520,
    5/90 = 5 × 28/90 × 28 = 140/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4050/2520 + 140/2520 = 4050 + 140/2520 = 4190/2520
  5. 4190/2520 simplified gives 419/252
  6. So, 90/56 + 5/90 = 419/252
    In mixed form: 1167/252

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