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Add 24/35 and 98/20

1st number: 24/35, 2nd number: 4 18/20

24/35 + 98/20 is 391/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    24/35 = 24 × 4/35 × 4 = 96/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    98/20 = 98 × 7/20 × 7 = 686/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/140 + 686/140 = 96 + 686/140 = 782/140
  5. 782/140 simplified gives 391/70
  6. So, 24/35 + 98/20 = 391/70
    In mixed form: 541/70

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