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Add 1/49 and 6/8

1/49 + 6/8 is 151/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 8 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    1/49 = 1 × 8/49 × 8 = 8/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    6/8 = 6 × 49/8 × 49 = 294/392
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/392 + 294/392 = 8 + 294/392 = 302/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 151/196

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