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Add 8/56 and 30/36

8/56 + 30/36 is 41/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 36 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    8/56 = 8 × 9/56 × 9 = 72/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 14 = 504,
    30/36 = 30 × 14/36 × 14 = 420/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/504 + 420/504 = 72 + 420/504 = 492/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/42

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