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Add 15/2 and 45/49

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 45/49

15/2 + 45/49 is 825/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    15/2 = 15 × 49/2 × 49 = 735/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    45/49 = 45 × 2/49 × 2 = 90/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/98 + 90/98 = 735 + 90/98 = 825/98
  5. In mixed form: 841/98

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