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Add 12/18 and 96/49

1st number: 12/18, 2nd number: 1 47/49

12/18 + 96/49 is 386/147.

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,
    96/49 = 96 × 18/49 × 18 = 1728/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/882 + 1728/882 = 588 + 1728/882 = 2316/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 386/147
  6. In mixed form: 292/147

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