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Add 3/49 and 56/60

3/49 + 56/60 is 731/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    3/49 = 3 × 60/49 × 60 = 180/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    56/60 = 56 × 49/60 × 49 = 2744/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/2940 + 2744/2940 = 180 + 2744/2940 = 2924/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 731/735

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