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642 + 4849 is 5549.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 42 and 49 is**294**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 294 - For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,

642 = 6 × 742 × 7 = 42294 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,

4849 = 48 × 649 × 6 = 288294 - Add the two like fractions:

42294 + 288294 = 42 + 288294 = 330294 - 330/294 simplified gives 5549
- So, 6/42 + 48/49 = 55/49

In mixed form: 1649

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