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Add 4/12 and 1/49

4/12 + 1/49 is 52/147.

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,
    4/12 = 4 × 49/12 × 49 = 196/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    1/49 = 1 × 12/49 × 12 = 12/588
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/588 + 12/588 = 196 + 12/588 = 208/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 52/147

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