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Add 12/15 and 28/49

12/15 + 28/49 is 48/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    12/15 = 12 × 49/15 × 49 = 588/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    28/49 = 28 × 15/49 × 15 = 420/735
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/735 + 420/735 = 588 + 420/735 = 1008/735
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 48/35
  6. In mixed form: 113/35

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