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Add 3/9 and 48/49

3/9 + 48/49 is 193/147.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    3/9 = 3 × 49/9 × 49 = 147/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    48/49 = 48 × 9/49 × 9 = 432/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/441 + 432/441 = 147 + 432/441 = 579/441
  5. 579/441 simplified gives 193/147
  6. So, 3/9 + 48/49 = 193/147
    In mixed form: 146/147

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