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Add 21/4 and 54/98

1st number: 5 1/4, 2nd number: 54/98

21/4 + 54/98 is 1137/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    21/4 = 21 × 49/4 × 49 = 1029/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    54/98 = 54 × 2/98 × 2 = 108/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1029/196 + 108/196 = 1029 + 108/196 = 1137/196
  5. So, 21/4 + 54/98 = 1137/196
    In mixed form: 5157/196

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