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Add 8/12 and 27/48

8/12 + 27/48 is 59/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    8/12 = 8 × 4/12 × 4 = 32/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    27/48 = 27 × 1/48 × 1 = 27/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/48 + 27/48 = 32 + 27/48 = 59/48
  5. In mixed form: 111/48

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