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Add 3/5 and 14/49

3/5 + 14/49 is 31/35.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    3/5 = 3 × 49/5 × 49 = 147/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    14/49 = 14 × 5/49 × 5 = 70/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/245 + 70/245 = 147 + 70/245 = 217/245
  5. 217/245 simplified gives 31/35
  6. So, 3/5 + 14/49 = 31/35

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