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Add 2/15 and 98/21

1st number: 2/15, 2nd number: 4 14/21

2/15 + 98/21 is 24/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 21 is 105
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 7 = 105,
    2/15 = 2 × 7/15 × 7 = 14/105
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 5 = 105,
    98/21 = 98 × 5/21 × 5 = 490/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/105 + 490/105 = 14 + 490/105 = 504/105
  5. 504/105 simplified gives 24/5
  6. So, 2/15 + 98/21 = 24/5
    In mixed form: 44/5

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