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Add 12/3 and 24/98

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 24/98

12/3 + 24/98 is 208/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 98 = 294,
    12/3 = 12 × 98/3 × 98 = 1176/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    24/98 = 24 × 3/98 × 3 = 72/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/294 + 72/294 = 1176 + 72/294 = 1248/294
  5. 1248/294 simplified gives 208/49
  6. So, 12/3 + 24/98 = 208/49
    In mixed form: 412/49

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