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Add 1/98 and 40/30

1st number: 1/98, 2nd number: 1 10/30

1/98 + 40/30 is 395/294.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    1/98 = 1 × 15/98 × 15 = 15/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    40/30 = 40 × 49/30 × 49 = 1960/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/1470 + 1960/1470 = 15 + 1960/1470 = 1975/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 395/294
  6. In mixed form: 1101/294

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