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Add 12/50 and 3/96

12/50 + 3/96 is 217/800.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 96 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 48 = 2400,
    12/50 = 12 × 48/50 × 48 = 576/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 25 = 2400,
    3/96 = 3 × 25/96 × 25 = 75/2400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/2400 + 75/2400 = 576 + 75/2400 = 651/2400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/800

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