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Add 3/2 and 27/98

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 27/98

3/2 + 27/98 is 87/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    3/2 = 3 × 49/2 × 49 = 147/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    27/98 = 27 × 1/98 × 1 = 27/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/98 + 27/98 = 147 + 27/98 = 174/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/49
  6. In mixed form: 138/49

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