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Add 56/30 and 14/42

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 14/42

56/30 + 14/42 is 11/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    56/30 = 56 × 7/30 × 7 = 392/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    14/42 = 14 × 5/42 × 5 = 70/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/210 + 70/210 = 392 + 70/210 = 462/210
  5. 462/210 simplified gives 11/5
  6. So, 56/30 + 14/42 = 11/5
    In mixed form: 21/5

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