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Add 12/45 and 96/49

1st number: 12/45, 2nd number: 1 47/49

12/45 + 96/49 is 1636/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 49 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    12/45 = 12 × 49/45 × 49 = 588/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    96/49 = 96 × 45/49 × 45 = 4320/2205
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/2205 + 4320/2205 = 588 + 4320/2205 = 4908/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1636/735
  6. In mixed form: 2166/735

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