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Add 50/30 and 36/56

1st number: 1 20/30, 2nd number: 36/56

50/30 + 36/56 is 97/42.

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,
    36/56 = 36 × 15/56 × 15 = 540/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/840 + 540/840 = 1400 + 540/840 = 1940/840
  5. 1940/840 simplified gives 97/42
  6. So, 50/30 + 36/56 = 97/42
    In mixed form: 213/42

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