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Add 1/98 and 3/42

1/98 + 3/42 is 4/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 42 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    1/98 = 1 × 3/98 × 3 = 3/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    3/42 = 3 × 7/42 × 7 = 21/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/294 + 21/294 = 3 + 21/294 = 24/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/49

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