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Add 48/36 and 49/84

1st number: 1 12/36, 2nd number: 49/84

48/36 + 49/84 is 23/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    48/36 = 48 × 7/36 × 7 = 336/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    49/84 = 49 × 3/84 × 3 = 147/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/252 + 147/252 = 336 + 147/252 = 483/252
  5. 483/252 simplified gives 23/12
  6. So, 48/36 + 49/84 = 23/12
    In mixed form: 111/12

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