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Add 56/18 and 12/30

1st number: 3 2/18, 2nd number: 12/30

56/18 + 12/30 is 158/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    56/18 = 56 × 5/18 × 5 = 280/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    12/30 = 12 × 3/30 × 3 = 36/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/90 + 36/90 = 280 + 36/90 = 316/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 158/45
  6. In mixed form: 323/45

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