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Add 25/9 and 21/49

1st number: 2 7/9, 2nd number: 21/49

25/9 + 21/49 is 202/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    25/9 = 25 × 49/9 × 49 = 1225/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    21/49 = 21 × 9/49 × 9 = 189/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/441 + 189/441 = 1225 + 189/441 = 1414/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 202/63
  6. In mixed form: 313/63

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