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Add 30/49 and 40/30

1st number: 30/49, 2nd number: 1 10/30

30/49 + 40/30 is 286/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    30/49 = 30 × 30/49 × 30 = 900/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    40/30 = 40 × 49/30 × 49 = 1960/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/1470 + 1960/1470 = 900 + 1960/1470 = 2860/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 286/147
  6. In mixed form: 1139/147

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