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Add 3/30 and 45/49

3/30 + 45/49 is 499/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 49 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    3/30 = 3 × 49/30 × 49 = 147/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    45/49 = 45 × 30/49 × 30 = 1350/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/1470 + 1350/1470 = 147 + 1350/1470 = 1497/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 499/490
  6. In mixed form: 19/490

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