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Add 30/56 and 27/18

1st number: 30/56, 2nd number: 1 9/18

30/56 + 27/18 is 57/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    30/56 = 30 × 9/56 × 9 = 270/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    27/18 = 27 × 28/18 × 28 = 756/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/504 + 756/504 = 270 + 756/504 = 1026/504
  5. 1026/504 simplified gives 57/28
  6. So, 30/56 + 27/18 = 57/28
    In mixed form: 21/28

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