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Add 30/50 and 30/49

30/50 + 30/49 is 297/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 49 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    30/50 = 30 × 49/50 × 49 = 1470/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    30/49 = 30 × 50/49 × 50 = 1500/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/2450 + 1500/2450 = 1470 + 1500/2450 = 2970/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 297/245
  6. In mixed form: 152/245

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