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Add 15/98 and 10/4

1st number: 15/98, 2nd number: 2 2/4

15/98 + 10/4 is 130/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 4 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    15/98 = 15 × 2/98 × 2 = 30/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    10/4 = 10 × 49/4 × 49 = 490/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/196 + 490/196 = 30 + 490/196 = 520/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 130/49
  6. In mixed form: 232/49

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