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Add 30/6 and 21/98

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 21/98

30/6 + 21/98 is 73/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    30/6 = 30 × 49/6 × 49 = 1470/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    21/98 = 21 × 3/98 × 3 = 63/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/294 + 63/294 = 1470 + 63/294 = 1533/294
  5. 1533/294 simplified gives 73/14
  6. So, 30/6 + 21/98 = 73/14
    In mixed form: 53/14

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