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Add 48/36 and 49/60

1st number: 1 12/36, 2nd number: 49/60

48/36 + 49/60 is 43/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    48/36 = 48 × 5/36 × 5 = 240/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    49/60 = 49 × 3/60 × 3 = 147/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/180 + 147/180 = 240 + 147/180 = 387/180
  5. 387/180 simplified gives 43/20
  6. So, 48/36 + 49/60 = 43/20
    In mixed form: 23/20

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