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Add 30/5 and 50/49

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 1 1/49

30/5 + 50/49 is 344/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    30/5 = 30 × 49/5 × 49 = 1470/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    50/49 = 50 × 5/49 × 5 = 250/245
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/245 + 250/245 = 1470 + 250/245 = 1720/245
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 344/49
  6. In mixed form: 71/49

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