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Add 8/49 and 2/20

8/49 + 2/20 is 129/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 20 is 980
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 20 = 980,
    8/49 = 8 × 20/49 × 20 = 160/980
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 49 = 980,
    2/20 = 2 × 49/20 × 49 = 98/980
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/980 + 98/980 = 160 + 98/980 = 258/980
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 129/490

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