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Add 6/49 and 40/60

6/49 + 40/60 is 116/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    6/49 = 6 × 60/49 × 60 = 360/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    40/60 = 40 × 49/60 × 49 = 1960/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/2940 + 1960/2940 = 360 + 1960/2940 = 2320/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 116/147

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