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Add 30/6 and 15/56

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 15/56

30/6 + 15/56 is 295/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 28 = 168,
    30/6 = 30 × 28/6 × 28 = 840/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    15/56 = 15 × 3/56 × 3 = 45/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/168 + 45/168 = 840 + 45/168 = 885/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 295/56
  6. In mixed form: 515/56

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