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Add 49/15 and 9/12

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 9/12

49/15 + 9/12 is 241/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    49/15 = 49 × 4/15 × 4 = 196/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    9/12 = 9 × 5/12 × 5 = 45/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/60 + 45/60 = 196 + 45/60 = 241/60
  5. So, 49/15 + 9/12 = 241/60
    In mixed form: 41/60

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