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Add 15/98 and 27/5

1st number: 15/98, 2nd number: 5 2/5

15/98 + 27/5 is 2721/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 5 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    15/98 = 15 × 5/98 × 5 = 75/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 98 = 490,
    27/5 = 27 × 98/5 × 98 = 2646/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/490 + 2646/490 = 75 + 2646/490 = 2721/490
  5. So, 15/98 + 27/5 = 2721/490
    In mixed form: 5271/490

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