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Add 5/21 and 30/56

5/21 + 30/56 is 65/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    5/21 = 5 × 8/21 × 8 = 40/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    30/56 = 30 × 3/56 × 3 = 90/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/168 + 90/168 = 40 + 90/168 = 130/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/84

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