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Add 15/56 and 30/84

15/56 + 30/84 is 5/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    15/56 = 15 × 3/56 × 3 = 45/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    30/84 = 30 × 2/84 × 2 = 60/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/168 + 60/168 = 45 + 60/168 = 105/168
  5. 105/168 simplified gives 5/8
  6. So, 15/56 + 30/84 = 5/8

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