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Add 3/5 and 2/49

3/5 + 2/49 is 157/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  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,
    2/49 = 2 × 5/49 × 5 = 10/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/245 + 10/245 = 147 + 10/245 = 157/245

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