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Add 10/6 and 2/98

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 2/98

10/6 + 2/98 is 248/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    10/6 = 10 × 49/6 × 49 = 490/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    2/98 = 2 × 3/98 × 3 = 6/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/294 + 6/294 = 490 + 6/294 = 496/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 248/147
  6. In mixed form: 1101/147

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