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Add 21/2 and 12/98

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 12/98

21/2 + 12/98 is 1041/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    21/2 = 21 × 49/2 × 49 = 1029/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    12/98 = 12 × 1/98 × 1 = 12/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1029/98 + 12/98 = 1029 + 12/98 = 1041/98
  5. In mixed form: 1061/98

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