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Add 12/3 and 12/49

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 12/49

12/3 + 12/49 is 208/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    12/3 = 12 × 49/3 × 49 = 588/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    12/49 = 12 × 3/49 × 3 = 36/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/147 + 36/147 = 588 + 36/147 = 624/147
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 208/49
  6. In mixed form: 412/49

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