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Add 3/60 and 8/49

3/60 + 8/49 is 209/980.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 49 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 49 × 60 = 2940,
    8/49 = 8 × 60/49 × 60 = 480/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/2940 + 480/2940 = 147 + 480/2940 = 627/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 209/980

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