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Add 36/12 and 60/48

1st number: 3 0/12, 2nd number: 1 12/48

36/12 + 60/48 is 17/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    36/12 = 36 × 4/12 × 4 = 144/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    60/48 = 60 × 1/48 × 1 = 60/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/48 + 60/48 = 144 + 60/48 = 204/48
  5. 204/48 simplified gives 17/4
  6. So, 36/12 + 60/48 = 17/4
    In mixed form: 41/4

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