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Add 12/63 and 96/49

1st number: 12/63, 2nd number: 1 47/49

12/63 + 96/49 is 316/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 7 = 441,
    12/63 = 12 × 7/63 × 7 = 84/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    96/49 = 96 × 9/49 × 9 = 864/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/441 + 864/441 = 84 + 864/441 = 948/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 316/147
  6. In mixed form: 222/147

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