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Add 96/9 and 49/12

1st number: 10 6/9, 2nd number: 4 1/12

96/9 + 49/12 is 59/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    96/9 = 96 × 4/9 × 4 = 384/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    49/12 = 49 × 3/12 × 3 = 147/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/36 + 147/36 = 384 + 147/36 = 531/36
  5. 531/36 simplified gives 59/4
  6. So, 96/9 + 49/12 = 59/4
    In mixed form: 143/4

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