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Add 40/28 and 30/36

1st number: 1 12/28, 2nd number: 30/36

40/28 + 30/36 is 95/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    40/28 = 40 × 9/28 × 9 = 360/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    30/36 = 30 × 7/36 × 7 = 210/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/252 + 210/252 = 360 + 210/252 = 570/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 95/42
  6. In mixed form: 211/42

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