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Add 50/30 and 12/56

1st number: 1 20/30, 2nd number: 12/56

50/30 + 12/56 is 79/42.

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,
    50/30 = 50 × 28/30 × 28 = 1400/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    12/56 = 12 × 15/56 × 15 = 180/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/840 + 180/840 = 1400 + 180/840 = 1580/840
  5. 1580/840 simplified gives 79/42
  6. So, 50/30 + 12/56 = 79/42
    In mixed form: 137/42

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