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Add 12/9 and 8/49

1st number: 1 3/9, 2nd number: 8/49

12/9 + 8/49 is 220/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 49 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    12/9 = 12 × 49/9 × 49 = 588/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    8/49 = 8 × 9/49 × 9 = 72/441
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/441 + 72/441 = 588 + 72/441 = 660/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 220/147
  6. In mixed form: 173/147

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