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Add 15/3 and 30/56

1st number: 5 0/3, 2nd number: 30/56

15/3 + 30/56 is 155/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    15/3 = 15 × 56/3 × 56 = 840/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    30/56 = 30 × 3/56 × 3 = 90/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/168 + 90/168 = 840 + 90/168 = 930/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 155/28
  6. In mixed form: 515/28

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