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Add 25/30 and 24/56

25/30 + 24/56 is 53/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    25/30 = 25 × 28/30 × 28 = 700/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    24/56 = 24 × 15/56 × 15 = 360/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/840 + 360/840 = 700 + 360/840 = 1060/840
  5. 1060/840 simplified gives 53/42
  6. So, 25/30 + 24/56 = 53/42
    In mixed form: 111/42

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