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Add 5/18 and 30/56

5/18 + 30/56 is 205/252.

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,
    5/18 = 5 × 28/18 × 28 = 140/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    30/56 = 30 × 9/56 × 9 = 270/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/504 + 270/504 = 140 + 270/504 = 410/504
  5. 410/504 simplified gives 205/252
  6. So, 5/18 + 30/56 = 205/252

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