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Add 1/98 and 9/70

1/98 + 9/70 is 34/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 70 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    1/98 = 1 × 5/98 × 5 = 5/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    9/70 = 9 × 7/70 × 7 = 63/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/490 + 63/490 = 5 + 63/490 = 68/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/245

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