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Add 96/45 and 7/12

1st number: 2 6/45, 2nd number: 7/12

96/45 + 7/12 is 163/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 12 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    96/45 = 96 × 4/45 × 4 = 384/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    7/12 = 7 × 15/12 × 15 = 105/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/180 + 105/180 = 384 + 105/180 = 489/180
  5. 489/180 simplified gives 163/60
  6. So, 96/45 + 7/12 = 163/60
    In mixed form: 243/60

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