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Add 7/3 and 75/49

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 1 26/49

7/3 + 75/49 is 568/147.

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,
    7/3 = 7 × 49/3 × 49 = 343/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    75/49 = 75 × 3/49 × 3 = 225/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/147 + 225/147 = 343 + 225/147 = 568/147
  5. In mixed form: 3127/147

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