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Add 2/56 and 14/30

2/56 + 14/30 is 211/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 30 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    2/56 = 2 × 15/56 × 15 = 30/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    14/30 = 14 × 28/30 × 28 = 392/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/840 + 392/840 = 30 + 392/840 = 422/840
  5. 422/840 simplified gives 211/420
  6. So, 2/56 + 14/30 = 211/420

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