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Add 30/49 and 49/18

1st number: 30/49, 2nd number: 2 13/18

30/49 + 49/18 is 2941/882.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 18 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    30/49 = 30 × 18/49 × 18 = 540/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    49/18 = 49 × 49/18 × 49 = 2401/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/882 + 2401/882 = 540 + 2401/882 = 2941/882
  5. In mixed form: 3295/882

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