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Add 12/15 and 12/98

12/15 + 12/98 is 226/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 98 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 98 = 1470,
    12/15 = 12 × 98/15 × 98 = 1176/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    12/98 = 12 × 15/98 × 15 = 180/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/1470 + 180/1470 = 1176 + 180/1470 = 1356/1470
  5. 1356/1470 simplified gives 226/245
  6. So, 12/15 + 12/98 = 226/245

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