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Add 30/50 and 60/49

1st number: 30/50, 2nd number: 1 11/49

30/50 + 60/49 is 447/245.

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,
    60/49 = 60 × 50/49 × 50 = 3000/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/2450 + 3000/2450 = 1470 + 3000/2450 = 4470/2450
  5. 4470/2450 simplified gives 447/245
  6. So, 30/50 + 60/49 = 447/245
    In mixed form: 1202/245

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