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Add 48/15 and 49/12

1st number: 3 3/15, 2nd number: 4 1/12

48/15 + 49/12 is 437/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    48/15 = 48 × 4/15 × 4 = 192/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    49/12 = 49 × 5/12 × 5 = 245/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/60 + 245/60 = 192 + 245/60 = 437/60
  5. So, 48/15 + 49/12 = 437/60
    In mixed form: 717/60

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