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Add 24/98 and 28/30

24/98 + 28/30 is 866/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    24/98 = 24 × 15/98 × 15 = 360/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    28/30 = 28 × 49/30 × 49 = 1372/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/1470 + 1372/1470 = 360 + 1372/1470 = 1732/1470
  5. 1732/1470 simplified gives 866/735
  6. So, 24/98 + 28/30 = 866/735
    In mixed form: 1131/735

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