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Add 36/30 and 20/56

1st number: 1 6/30, 2nd number: 20/56

36/30 + 20/56 is 109/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    36/30 = 36 × 28/30 × 28 = 1008/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    20/56 = 20 × 15/56 × 15 = 300/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/840 + 300/840 = 1008 + 300/840 = 1308/840
  5. 1308/840 simplified gives 109/70
  6. So, 36/30 + 20/56 = 109/70
    In mixed form: 139/70

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