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Add 48/18 and 49/60

1st number: 2 12/18, 2nd number: 49/60

48/18 + 49/60 is 209/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    48/18 = 48 × 10/18 × 10 = 480/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    49/60 = 49 × 3/60 × 3 = 147/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/180 + 147/180 = 480 + 147/180 = 627/180
  5. 627/180 simplified gives 209/60
  6. So, 48/18 + 49/60 = 209/60
    In mixed form: 329/60

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