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Add 12/6 and 8/49

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 8/49

12/6 + 8/49 is 106/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    12/6 = 12 × 49/6 × 49 = 588/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    8/49 = 8 × 6/49 × 6 = 48/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/294 + 48/294 = 588 + 48/294 = 636/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 106/49
  6. In mixed form: 28/49

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