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Add 2/50 and 98/42

1st number: 2/50, 2nd number: 2 14/42

2/50 + 98/42 is 178/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    2/50 = 2 × 21/50 × 21 = 42/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    98/42 = 98 × 25/42 × 25 = 2450/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/1050 + 2450/1050 = 42 + 2450/1050 = 2492/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 178/75
  6. In mixed form: 228/75

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