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Add 49/12 and 2/20

1st number: 4 1/12, 2nd number: 2/20

49/12 + 2/20 is 251/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 20 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    49/12 = 49 × 5/12 × 5 = 245/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    2/20 = 2 × 3/20 × 3 = 6/60
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    245/60 + 6/60 = 245 + 6/60 = 251/60
  5. So, 49/12 + 2/20 = 251/60
    In mixed form: 411/60

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