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Add 1/5 and 5/49

1/5 + 5/49 is 74/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    1/5 = 1 × 49/5 × 49 = 49/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    5/49 = 5 × 5/49 × 5 = 25/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/245 + 25/245 = 49 + 25/245 = 74/245

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