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Add 30/56 and 40/63

30/56 + 40/63 is 295/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    30/56 = 30 × 9/56 × 9 = 270/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    40/63 = 40 × 8/63 × 8 = 320/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/504 + 320/504 = 270 + 320/504 = 590/504
  5. 590/504 simplified gives 295/252
  6. So, 30/56 + 40/63 = 295/252
    In mixed form: 143/252

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