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Add 7/12 and 9/49

7/12 + 9/49 is 451/588.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 49 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    7/12 = 7 × 49/12 × 49 = 343/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    9/49 = 9 × 12/49 × 12 = 108/588
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/588 + 108/588 = 343 + 108/588 = 451/588
  5. So, 7/12 + 9/49 = 451/588

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