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Add 24/56 and 6/30

24/56 + 6/30 is 22/35.

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,
    24/56 = 24 × 15/56 × 15 = 360/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    6/30 = 6 × 28/30 × 28 = 168/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/840 + 168/840 = 360 + 168/840 = 528/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/35

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