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Add 8/56 and 30/18

1st number: 8/56, 2nd number: 1 12/18

8/56 + 30/18 is 38/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    8/56 = 8 × 9/56 × 9 = 72/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    30/18 = 30 × 28/18 × 28 = 840/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/504 + 840/504 = 72 + 840/504 = 912/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/21
  6. In mixed form: 117/21

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