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Add 8/28 and 7/49

8/28 + 7/49 is 3/7.

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  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    8/28 = 8 × 7/28 × 7 = 56/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    7/49 = 7 × 4/49 × 4 = 28/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/196 + 28/196 = 56 + 28/196 = 84/196
  5. 84/196 simplified gives 3/7
  6. So, 8/28 + 7/49 = 3/7

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