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Add 56/30 and 20/72

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 20/72

56/30 + 20/72 is 193/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    56/30 = 56 × 12/30 × 12 = 672/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    20/72 = 20 × 5/72 × 5 = 100/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/360 + 100/360 = 672 + 100/360 = 772/360
  5. 772/360 simplified gives 193/90
  6. So, 56/30 + 20/72 = 193/90
    In mixed form: 213/90

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