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Add 16/98 and 70/42

1st number: 16/98, 2nd number: 1 28/42

16/98 + 70/42 is 269/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 42 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    16/98 = 16 × 3/98 × 3 = 48/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    70/42 = 70 × 7/42 × 7 = 490/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/294 + 490/294 = 48 + 490/294 = 538/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269/147
  6. In mixed form: 1122/147

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