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Add 2/49 and 70/45

1st number: 2/49, 2nd number: 1 25/45

2/49 + 70/45 is 704/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 45 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    2/49 = 2 × 45/49 × 45 = 90/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    70/45 = 70 × 49/45 × 49 = 3430/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/2205 + 3430/2205 = 90 + 3430/2205 = 3520/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 704/441
  6. In mixed form: 1263/441

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