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Add 30/56 and 5/72

30/56 + 5/72 is 305/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 72 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 72 × 7 = 504,
    5/72 = 5 × 7/72 × 7 = 35/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/504 + 35/504 = 270 + 35/504 = 305/504

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