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Add 48/36 and 49/48

1st number: 1 12/36, 2nd number: 1 1/48

48/36 + 49/48 is 113/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    48/36 = 48 × 4/36 × 4 = 192/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    49/48 = 49 × 3/48 × 3 = 147/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/144 + 147/144 = 192 + 147/144 = 339/144
  5. 339/144 simplified gives 113/48
  6. So, 48/36 + 49/48 = 113/48
    In mixed form: 217/48

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