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Add 49/15 and 28/45

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 28/45

49/15 + 28/45 is 35/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    49/15 = 49 × 3/15 × 3 = 147/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    28/45 = 28 × 1/45 × 1 = 28/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/45 + 28/45 = 147 + 28/45 = 175/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/9
  6. In mixed form: 38/9

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