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Add 21/12 and 60/49

1st number: 1 9/12, 2nd number: 1 11/49

21/12 + 60/49 is 583/196.

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,
    60/49 = 60 × 12/49 × 12 = 720/588
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1029/588 + 720/588 = 1029 + 720/588 = 1749/588
  5. 1749/588 simplified gives 583/196
  6. So, 21/12 + 60/49 = 583/196
    In mixed form: 2191/196

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