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Add 3/98 and 72/30

1st number: 3/98, 2nd number: 2 12/30

3/98 + 72/30 is 1191/490.

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,
    3/98 = 3 × 15/98 × 15 = 45/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    72/30 = 72 × 49/30 × 49 = 3528/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/1470 + 3528/1470 = 45 + 3528/1470 = 3573/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1191/490
  6. In mixed form: 2211/490

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