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Add 30/20 and 72/56

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 1 16/56

30/20 + 72/56 is 39/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    30/20 = 30 × 14/20 × 14 = 420/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    72/56 = 72 × 5/56 × 5 = 360/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/280 + 360/280 = 420 + 360/280 = 780/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/14
  6. In mixed form: 211/14

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