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Add 5/3 and 3/49

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 3/49

5/3 + 3/49 is 254/147.

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,
    5/3 = 5 × 49/3 × 49 = 245/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    3/49 = 3 × 3/49 × 3 = 9/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/147 + 9/147 = 245 + 9/147 = 254/147
  5. In mixed form: 1107/147

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