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Add 30/56 and 5/8

30/56 + 5/8 is 65/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    30/56 = 30 × 1/56 × 1 = 30/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    5/8 = 5 × 7/8 × 7 = 35/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/56 + 35/56 = 30 + 35/56 = 65/56
  5. In mixed form: 19/56

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