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Add 75/45 and 3/49

1st number: 1 30/45, 2nd number: 3/49

75/45 + 3/49 is 254/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 49 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    75/45 = 75 × 49/45 × 49 = 3675/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    3/49 = 3 × 45/49 × 45 = 135/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3675/2205 + 135/2205 = 3675 + 135/2205 = 3810/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 254/147
  6. In mixed form: 1107/147

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