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Add 30/12 and 81/56

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 1 25/56

30/12 + 81/56 is 221/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    30/12 = 30 × 14/12 × 14 = 420/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    81/56 = 81 × 3/56 × 3 = 243/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/168 + 243/168 = 420 + 243/168 = 663/168
  5. 663/168 simplified gives 221/56
  6. So, 30/12 + 81/56 = 221/56
    In mixed form: 353/56

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