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Add 56/30 and 54/72

1st number: 1 26/30, 2nd number: 54/72

56/30 + 54/72 is 157/60.

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,
    54/72 = 54 × 5/72 × 5 = 270/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/360 + 270/360 = 672 + 270/360 = 942/360
  5. 942/360 simplified gives 157/60
  6. So, 56/30 + 54/72 = 157/60
    In mixed form: 237/60

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