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Add 3/60 and 36/98

3/60 + 36/98 is 409/980.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 98 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    3/60 = 3 × 49/60 × 49 = 147/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 30 = 2940,
    36/98 = 36 × 30/98 × 30 = 1080/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/2940 + 1080/2940 = 147 + 1080/2940 = 1227/2940
  5. 1227/2940 simplified gives 409/980
  6. So, 3/60 + 36/98 = 409/980

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