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Add 36/9 and 48/49

1st number: 4 0/9, 2nd number: 48/49

36/9 + 48/49 is 244/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    36/9 = 36 × 49/9 × 49 = 1764/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    48/49 = 48 × 9/49 × 9 = 432/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1764/441 + 432/441 = 1764 + 432/441 = 2196/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 244/49
  6. In mixed form: 448/49

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