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Add 15/49 and 5/30

15/49 + 5/30 is 139/294.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    15/49 = 15 × 30/49 × 30 = 450/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    5/30 = 5 × 49/30 × 49 = 245/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/1470 + 245/1470 = 450 + 245/1470 = 695/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 139/294

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