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Add 30/28 and 15/8

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 1 7/8

30/28 + 15/8 is 165/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    30/28 = 30 × 2/28 × 2 = 60/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    15/8 = 15 × 7/8 × 7 = 105/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/56 + 105/56 = 60 + 105/56 = 165/56
  5. In mixed form: 253/56

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