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Add 30/40 and 24/56

30/40 + 24/56 is 33/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    30/40 = 30 × 7/40 × 7 = 210/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    24/56 = 24 × 5/56 × 5 = 120/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/280 + 120/280 = 210 + 120/280 = 330/280
  5. 330/280 simplified gives 33/28
  6. So, 30/40 + 24/56 = 33/28
    In mixed form: 15/28

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