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Add 30/84 and 5/8

30/84 + 5/8 is 55/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    30/84 = 30 × 2/84 × 2 = 60/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    5/8 = 5 × 21/8 × 21 = 105/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/168 + 105/168 = 60 + 105/168 = 165/168
  5. 165/168 simplified gives 55/56
  6. So, 30/84 + 5/8 = 55/56

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