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Add 72/3 and 9/49

1st number: 24 0/3, 2nd number: 9/49

72/3 + 9/49 is 1185/49.

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,
    72/3 = 72 × 49/3 × 49 = 3528/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    9/49 = 9 × 3/49 × 3 = 27/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3528/147 + 27/147 = 3528 + 27/147 = 3555/147
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1185/49
  6. In mixed form: 249/49

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