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Add 48/4 and 14/12

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

48/4 + 14/12 is 79/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    48/4 = 48 × 3/4 × 3 = 144/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    14/12 = 14 × 1/12 × 1 = 14/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/12 + 14/12 = 144 + 14/12 = 158/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/6
  6. In mixed form: 131/6

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