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Add 49/3 and 12/45

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 12/45

49/3 + 12/45 is 83/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 15 = 45,
    49/3 = 49 × 15/3 × 15 = 735/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    12/45 = 12 × 1/45 × 1 = 12/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/45 + 12/45 = 735 + 12/45 = 747/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/5
  6. In mixed form: 163/5

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