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Add 49/3 and 18/4

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 4 2/4

49/3 + 18/4 is 125/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    49/3 = 49 × 4/3 × 4 = 196/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    18/4 = 18 × 3/4 × 3 = 54/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/12 + 54/12 = 196 + 54/12 = 250/12
  5. 250/12 simplified gives 125/6
  6. So, 49/3 + 18/4 = 125/6
    In mixed form: 205/6

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