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Add 5/30 and 12/56

5/30 + 12/56 is 8/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    5/30 = 5 × 28/30 × 28 = 140/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    12/56 = 12 × 15/56 × 15 = 180/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/840 + 180/840 = 140 + 180/840 = 320/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/21

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