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Add 8/2 and 30/56

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 30/56

8/2 + 30/56 is 127/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    8/2 = 8 × 28/2 × 28 = 224/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    30/56 = 30 × 1/56 × 1 = 30/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/56 + 30/56 = 224 + 30/56 = 254/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 127/28
  6. In mixed form: 415/28

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