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Add 18/4 and 30/56

1st number: 4 2/4, 2nd number: 30/56

18/4 + 30/56 is 141/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    18/4 = 18 × 14/4 × 14 = 252/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    30/56 = 30 × 1/56 × 1 = 30/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/56 + 30/56 = 252 + 30/56 = 282/56
  5. 282/56 simplified gives 141/28
  6. So, 18/4 + 30/56 = 141/28
    In mixed form: 51/28

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