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Add 20/12 and 2/49

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 2/49

20/12 + 2/49 is 251/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 49 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    20/12 = 20 × 49/12 × 49 = 980/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    2/49 = 2 × 12/49 × 12 = 24/588
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/588 + 24/588 = 980 + 24/588 = 1004/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 251/147
  6. In mixed form: 1104/147

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