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Add 49/28 and 12/7

1st number: 1 21/28, 2nd number: 1 5/7

49/28 + 12/7 is 97/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    49/28 = 49 × 1/28 × 1 = 49/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    12/7 = 12 × 4/7 × 4 = 48/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/28 + 48/28 = 49 + 48/28 = 97/28
  5. So, 49/28 + 12/7 = 97/28
    In mixed form: 313/28

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