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Add 15/2 and 1/98

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 1/98

15/2 + 1/98 is 368/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    15/2 = 15 × 49/2 × 49 = 735/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    1/98 = 1 × 1/98 × 1 = 1/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/98 + 1/98 = 735 + 1/98 = 736/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 368/49
  6. In mixed form: 725/49

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