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Add 21/12 and 30/49

1st number: 1 9/12, 2nd number: 30/49

21/12 + 30/49 is 463/196.

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,
    21/12 = 21 × 49/12 × 49 = 1029/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    30/49 = 30 × 12/49 × 12 = 360/588
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1029/588 + 360/588 = 1029 + 360/588 = 1389/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 463/196
  6. In mixed form: 271/196

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