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Add 15/60 and 4/49

15/60 + 4/49 is 65/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 49 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    15/60 = 15 × 49/60 × 49 = 735/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    4/49 = 4 × 60/49 × 60 = 240/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/2940 + 240/2940 = 735 + 240/2940 = 975/2940
  5. 975/2940 simplified gives 65/196
  6. So, 15/60 + 4/49 = 65/196

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