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Add 24/98 and 42/40

1st number: 24/98, 2nd number: 1 2/40

24/98 + 42/40 is 1269/980.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 20 = 1960,
    24/98 = 24 × 20/98 × 20 = 480/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    42/40 = 42 × 49/40 × 49 = 2058/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/1960 + 2058/1960 = 480 + 2058/1960 = 2538/1960
  5. 2538/1960 simplified gives 1269/980
  6. So, 24/98 + 42/40 = 1269/980
    In mixed form: 1289/980

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