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Add 48/36 and 98/12

1st number: 1 12/36, 2nd number: 8 2/12

48/36 + 98/12 is 19/2.

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,
    98/12 = 98 × 3/12 × 3 = 294/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/36 + 294/36 = 48 + 294/36 = 342/36
  5. 342/36 simplified gives 19/2
  6. So, 48/36 + 98/12 = 19/2
    In mixed form: 91/2

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