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Add 1/48 and 7/9

1/48 + 7/9 is 115/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 9 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    1/48 = 1 × 3/48 × 3 = 3/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    7/9 = 7 × 16/9 × 16 = 112/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/144 + 112/144 = 3 + 112/144 = 115/144

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