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Add 48/4 and 1/49

1st number: 12 0/4, 2nd number: 1/49

48/4 + 1/49 is 589/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    48/4 = 48 × 49/4 × 49 = 2352/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    1/49 = 1 × 4/49 × 4 = 4/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2352/196 + 4/196 = 2352 + 4/196 = 2356/196
  5. 2356/196 simplified gives 589/49
  6. So, 48/4 + 1/49 = 589/49
    In mixed form: 121/49

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