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Add 16/98 and 42/50

16/98 + 42/50 is 1229/1225.

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,
    16/98 = 16 × 25/98 × 25 = 400/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    42/50 = 42 × 49/50 × 49 = 2058/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/2450 + 2058/2450 = 400 + 2058/2450 = 2458/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1229/1225
  6. In mixed form: 14/1225

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