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Add 75/30 and 63/56

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 1 7/56

75/30 + 63/56 is 29/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    75/30 = 75 × 28/30 × 28 = 2100/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    63/56 = 63 × 15/56 × 15 = 945/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/840 + 945/840 = 2100 + 945/840 = 3045/840
  5. 3045/840 simplified gives 29/8
  6. So, 75/30 + 63/56 = 29/8
    In mixed form: 35/8

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