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Add 2/15 and 98/7

1st number: 2/15, 2nd number: 14 0/7

2/15 + 98/7 is 212/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 7 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 7 × 15 = 105,
    98/7 = 98 × 15/7 × 15 = 1470/105
  4. Add the two fractions:
    14/105 + 1470/105 = 14 + 1470/105 = 1484/105
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 212/15
  6. In mixed form: 142/15

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