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Add 1/15 and 75/49

1st number: 1/15, 2nd number: 1 26/49

1/15 + 75/49 is 1174/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    1/15 = 1 × 49/15 × 49 = 49/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    75/49 = 75 × 15/49 × 15 = 1125/735
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/735 + 1125/735 = 49 + 1125/735 = 1174/735
  5. In mixed form: 1439/735

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