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Add 3/36 and 30/49

3/36 + 30/49 is 409/588.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 49 is 1764
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 49 = 1764,
    3/36 = 3 × 49/36 × 49 = 147/1764
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 36 = 1764,
    30/49 = 30 × 36/49 × 36 = 1080/1764
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/1764 + 1080/1764 = 147 + 1080/1764 = 1227/1764
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 409/588

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