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Add 48/54 and 49/12

1st number: 48/54, 2nd number: 4 1/12

48/54 + 49/12 is 179/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    48/54 = 48 × 2/54 × 2 = 96/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    49/12 = 49 × 9/12 × 9 = 441/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/108 + 441/108 = 96 + 441/108 = 537/108
  5. 537/108 simplified gives 179/36
  6. So, 48/54 + 49/12 = 179/36
    In mixed form: 435/36

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