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Add 45/60 and 12/98

45/60 + 12/98 is 171/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 98 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    45/60 = 45 × 49/60 × 49 = 2205/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 30 = 2940,
    12/98 = 12 × 30/98 × 30 = 360/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2205/2940 + 360/2940 = 2205 + 360/2940 = 2565/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 171/196

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