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Add 36/30 and 5/28

1st number: 1 6/30, 2nd number: 5/28

36/30 + 5/28 is 193/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 28 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 14 = 420,
    36/30 = 36 × 14/30 × 14 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    5/28 = 5 × 15/28 × 15 = 75/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 75/420 = 504 + 75/420 = 579/420
  5. 579/420 simplified gives 193/140
  6. So, 36/30 + 5/28 = 193/140
    In mixed form: 153/140

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