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Add 30/10 and 56/6

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 9 2/6

30/10 + 56/6 is 37/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    30/10 = 30 × 3/10 × 3 = 90/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    56/6 = 56 × 5/6 × 5 = 280/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/30 + 280/30 = 90 + 280/30 = 370/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/3
  6. In mixed form: 121/3

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