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Add 3/56 and 16/30

3/56 + 16/30 is 493/840.

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,
    3/56 = 3 × 15/56 × 15 = 45/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    16/30 = 16 × 28/30 × 28 = 448/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/840 + 448/840 = 45 + 448/840 = 493/840

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