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Add 30/3 and 5/56

1st number: 10 0/3, 2nd number: 5/56

30/3 + 5/56 is 565/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    30/3 = 30 × 56/3 × 56 = 1680/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    5/56 = 5 × 3/56 × 3 = 15/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1680/168 + 15/168 = 1680 + 15/168 = 1695/168
  5. 1695/168 simplified gives 565/56
  6. So, 30/3 + 5/56 = 565/56
    In mixed form: 105/56

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