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Add 18/30 and 70/56

1st number: 18/30, 2nd number: 1 14/56

18/30 + 70/56 is 37/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    18/30 = 18 × 28/30 × 28 = 504/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    70/56 = 70 × 15/56 × 15 = 1050/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/840 + 1050/840 = 504 + 1050/840 = 1554/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/20
  6. In mixed form: 117/20

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