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Add 60/15 and 40/49

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 40/49

60/15 + 40/49 is 236/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    60/15 = 60 × 49/15 × 49 = 2940/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    40/49 = 40 × 15/49 × 15 = 600/735
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2940/735 + 600/735 = 2940 + 600/735 = 3540/735
  5. 3540/735 simplified gives 236/49
  6. So, 60/15 + 40/49 = 236/49
    In mixed form: 440/49

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