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Add 49/4 and 30/56

1st number: 12 1/4, 2nd number: 30/56

49/4 + 30/56 is 179/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 14 = 56,
    49/4 = 49 × 14/4 × 14 = 686/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    30/56 = 30 × 1/56 × 1 = 30/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    686/56 + 30/56 = 686 + 30/56 = 716/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/14
  6. In mixed form: 1211/14

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