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Add 48/36 and 49/12

1st number: 1 12/36, 2nd number: 4 1/12

48/36 + 49/12 is 65/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    48/36 = 48 × 1/36 × 1 = 48/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    49/12 = 49 × 3/12 × 3 = 147/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/36 + 147/36 = 48 + 147/36 = 195/36
  5. 195/36 simplified gives 65/12
  6. So, 48/36 + 49/12 = 65/12
    In mixed form: 55/12

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