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Add 48/30 and 49/12

1st number: 1 18/30, 2nd number: 4 1/12

48/30 + 49/12 is 341/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    48/30 = 48 × 2/30 × 2 = 96/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    49/12 = 49 × 5/12 × 5 = 245/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/60 + 245/60 = 96 + 245/60 = 341/60
  5. So, 48/30 + 49/12 = 341/60
    In mixed form: 541/60

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