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Add 3/49 and 9/16

3/49 + 9/16 is 489/784.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 16 is 784
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 16 = 784,
    3/49 = 3 × 16/49 × 16 = 48/784
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 49 = 784,
    9/16 = 9 × 49/16 × 49 = 441/784
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/784 + 441/784 = 48 + 441/784 = 489/784
  5. So, 3/49 + 9/16 = 489/784

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