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Add 15/4 and 45/49

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 45/49

15/4 + 45/49 is 915/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    15/4 = 15 × 49/4 × 49 = 735/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    45/49 = 45 × 4/49 × 4 = 180/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/196 + 180/196 = 735 + 180/196 = 915/196
  5. In mixed form: 4131/196

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