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Add 12/54 and 15/49

12/54 + 15/49 is 233/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 49 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    12/54 = 12 × 49/54 × 49 = 588/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 54 = 2646,
    15/49 = 15 × 54/49 × 54 = 810/2646
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    588/2646 + 810/2646 = 588 + 810/2646 = 1398/2646
  5. 1398/2646 simplified gives 233/441
  6. So, 12/54 + 15/49 = 233/441

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