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Add 25/6 and 2/49

1st number: 4 1/6, 2nd number: 2/49

25/6 + 2/49 is 1237/294.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    25/6 = 25 × 49/6 × 49 = 1225/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    2/49 = 2 × 6/49 × 6 = 12/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/294 + 12/294 = 1225 + 12/294 = 1237/294
  5. In mixed form: 461/294

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