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Add 12/42 and 60/49

1st number: 12/42, 2nd number: 1 11/49

12/42 + 60/49 is 74/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    12/42 = 12 × 7/42 × 7 = 84/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    60/49 = 60 × 6/49 × 6 = 360/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/294 + 360/294 = 84 + 360/294 = 444/294
  5. 444/294 simplified gives 74/49
  6. So, 12/42 + 60/49 = 74/49
    In mixed form: 125/49

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