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Add 28/56 and 27/30

28/56 + 27/30 is 7/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 30 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    28/56 = 28 × 15/56 × 15 = 420/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    27/30 = 27 × 28/30 × 28 = 756/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/840 + 756/840 = 420 + 756/840 = 1176/840
  5. 1176/840 simplified gives 7/5
  6. So, 28/56 + 27/30 = 7/5
    In mixed form: 12/5

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