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Add 2/5 and 14/49

2/5 + 14/49 is 24/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    2/5 = 2 × 49/5 × 49 = 98/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    14/49 = 14 × 5/49 × 5 = 70/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/245 + 70/245 = 98 + 70/245 = 168/245
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 24/35

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