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Add 2/18 and 12/49

2/18 + 12/49 is 157/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 49 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    2/18 = 2 × 49/18 × 49 = 98/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    12/49 = 12 × 18/49 × 18 = 216/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/882 + 216/882 = 98 + 216/882 = 314/882
  5. 314/882 simplified gives 157/441
  6. So, 2/18 + 12/49 = 157/441

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