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Add 8/28 and 30/72

8/28 + 30/72 is 59/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 18 = 504,
    8/28 = 8 × 18/28 × 18 = 144/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    30/72 = 30 × 7/72 × 7 = 210/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/504 + 210/504 = 144 + 210/504 = 354/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/84

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