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Add 30/28 and 1/4

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 1/4

30/28 + 1/4 is 37/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    30/28 = 30 × 1/28 × 1 = 30/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    1/4 = 1 × 7/4 × 7 = 7/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/28 + 7/28 = 30 + 7/28 = 37/28
  5. In mixed form: 19/28

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