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Add 15/6 and 6/98

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 6/98

15/6 + 6/98 is 251/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    15/6 = 15 × 49/6 × 49 = 735/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    6/98 = 6 × 3/98 × 3 = 18/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/294 + 18/294 = 735 + 18/294 = 753/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 251/98
  6. In mixed form: 255/98

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