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Add 25/30 and 72/56

1st number: 25/30, 2nd number: 1 16/56

25/30 + 72/56 is 89/42.

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,
    25/30 = 25 × 28/30 × 28 = 700/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    72/56 = 72 × 15/56 × 15 = 1080/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/840 + 1080/840 = 700 + 1080/840 = 1780/840
  5. 1780/840 simplified gives 89/42
  6. So, 25/30 + 72/56 = 89/42
    In mixed form: 25/42

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