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Add 35/18 and 30/56

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 30/56

35/18 + 30/56 is 625/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    35/18 = 35 × 28/18 × 28 = 980/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    30/56 = 30 × 9/56 × 9 = 270/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/504 + 270/504 = 980 + 270/504 = 1250/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 625/252
  6. In mixed form: 2121/252

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