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Add 3/49 and 9/8

1st number: 3/49, 2nd number: 1 1/8

3/49 + 9/8 is 465/392.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 8 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    3/49 = 3 × 8/49 × 8 = 24/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    9/8 = 9 × 49/8 × 49 = 441/392
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/392 + 441/392 = 24 + 441/392 = 465/392
  5. In mixed form: 173/392

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