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Add 35/12 and 30/56

1st number: 2 11/12, 2nd number: 30/56

35/12 + 30/56 is 145/42.

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,
    35/12 = 35 × 14/12 × 14 = 490/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    30/56 = 30 × 3/56 × 3 = 90/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/168 + 90/168 = 490 + 90/168 = 580/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 145/42
  6. In mixed form: 319/42

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