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Add 28/30 and 50/20

1st number: 28/30, 2nd number: 2 10/20

28/30 + 50/20 is 103/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 20 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    28/30 = 28 × 2/30 × 2 = 56/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    50/20 = 50 × 3/20 × 3 = 150/60
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    56/60 + 150/60 = 56 + 150/60 = 206/60
  5. 206/60 simplified gives 103/30
  6. So, 28/30 + 50/20 = 103/30
    In mixed form: 313/30

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