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Add 15/98 and 63/50

1st number: 15/98, 2nd number: 1 13/50

15/98 + 63/50 is 1731/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    15/98 = 15 × 25/98 × 25 = 375/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    63/50 = 63 × 49/50 × 49 = 3087/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/2450 + 3087/2450 = 375 + 3087/2450 = 3462/2450
  5. 3462/2450 simplified gives 1731/1225
  6. So, 15/98 + 63/50 = 1731/1225
    In mixed form: 1506/1225

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