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Add 5/49 and 6/20

5/49 + 6/20 is 197/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 20 is 980
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 20 = 980,
    5/49 = 5 × 20/49 × 20 = 100/980
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 49 = 980,
    6/20 = 6 × 49/20 × 49 = 294/980
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/980 + 294/980 = 100 + 294/980 = 394/980
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/490

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