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Add 12/18 and 48/49

12/18 + 48/49 is 242/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 49 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    12/18 = 12 × 49/18 × 49 = 588/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    48/49 = 48 × 18/49 × 18 = 864/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/882 + 864/882 = 588 + 864/882 = 1452/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 242/147
  6. In mixed form: 195/147

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