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Add 12/3 and 48/49

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 48/49

12/3 + 48/49 is 244/49.

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,
    48/49 = 48 × 3/49 × 3 = 144/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/147 + 144/147 = 588 + 144/147 = 732/147
  5. 732/147 simplified gives 244/49
  6. So, 12/3 + 48/49 = 244/49
    In mixed form: 448/49

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