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Add 20/42 and 3/98

20/42 + 3/98 is 149/294.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    20/42 = 20 × 7/42 × 7 = 140/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    3/98 = 3 × 3/98 × 3 = 9/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/294 + 9/294 = 140 + 9/294 = 149/294
  5. So, 20/42 + 3/98 = 149/294

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