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Add 25/45 and 5/49

25/45 + 5/49 is 290/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 49 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    25/45 = 25 × 49/45 × 49 = 1225/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    5/49 = 5 × 45/49 × 45 = 225/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/2205 + 225/2205 = 1225 + 225/2205 = 1450/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 290/441

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