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Add 1/49 and 28/9

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 3 1/9

1/49 + 28/9 is 1381/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    1/49 = 1 × 9/49 × 9 = 9/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    28/9 = 28 × 49/9 × 49 = 1372/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/441 + 1372/441 = 9 + 1372/441 = 1381/441
  5. In mixed form: 358/441

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