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Add 12/98 and 50/42

1st number: 12/98, 2nd number: 1 8/42

12/98 + 50/42 is 193/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 42 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    12/98 = 12 × 3/98 × 3 = 36/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    50/42 = 50 × 7/42 × 7 = 350/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/294 + 350/294 = 36 + 350/294 = 386/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 193/147
  6. In mixed form: 146/147

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