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Add 56/30 and 12/15

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 12/15

56/30 + 12/15 is 8/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 15 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    56/30 = 56 × 1/30 × 1 = 56/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    12/15 = 12 × 2/15 × 2 = 24/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/30 + 24/30 = 56 + 24/30 = 80/30
  5. 80/30 simplified gives 8/3
  6. So, 56/30 + 12/15 = 8/3
    In mixed form: 22/3

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