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Add 10/2 and 9/98

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 9/98

10/2 + 9/98 is 499/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    10/2 = 10 × 49/2 × 49 = 490/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    9/98 = 9 × 1/98 × 1 = 9/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/98 + 9/98 = 490 + 9/98 = 499/98
  5. In mixed form: 59/98

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