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Add 25/98 and 24/30

25/98 + 24/30 is 517/490.

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,
    25/98 = 25 × 15/98 × 15 = 375/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    24/30 = 24 × 49/30 × 49 = 1176/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/1470 + 1176/1470 = 375 + 1176/1470 = 1551/1470
  5. 1551/1470 simplified gives 517/490
  6. So, 25/98 + 24/30 = 517/490
    In mixed form: 127/490

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