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Add 28/2 and 2/49

1st number: 14 0/2, 2nd number: 2/49

28/2 + 2/49 is 688/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    28/2 = 28 × 49/2 × 49 = 1372/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    2/49 = 2 × 2/49 × 2 = 4/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1372/98 + 4/98 = 1372 + 4/98 = 1376/98
  5. 1376/98 simplified gives 688/49
  6. So, 28/2 + 2/49 = 688/49
    In mixed form: 142/49

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