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Add 48/3 and 9/49

1st number: 16 0/3, 2nd number: 9/49

48/3 + 9/49 is 793/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    48/3 = 48 × 49/3 × 49 = 2352/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    9/49 = 9 × 3/49 × 3 = 27/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2352/147 + 27/147 = 2352 + 27/147 = 2379/147
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 793/49
  6. In mixed form: 169/49

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