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Add 12/98 and 42/54

12/98 + 42/54 is 397/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 54 is 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 27 = 2646,
    12/98 = 12 × 27/98 × 27 = 324/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    42/54 = 42 × 49/54 × 49 = 2058/2646
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/2646 + 2058/2646 = 324 + 2058/2646 = 2382/2646
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 397/441

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