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Add 8/6 and 49/12

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 4 1/12

8/6 + 49/12 is 65/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    8/6 = 8 × 2/6 × 2 = 16/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    49/12 = 49 × 1/12 × 1 = 49/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/12 + 49/12 = 16 + 49/12 = 65/12
  5. In mixed form: 55/12

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