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Add 35/42 and 27/98

35/42 + 27/98 is 163/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    35/42 = 35 × 7/42 × 7 = 245/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    27/98 = 27 × 3/98 × 3 = 81/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/294 + 81/294 = 245 + 81/294 = 326/294
  5. 326/294 simplified gives 163/147
  6. So, 35/42 + 27/98 = 163/147
    In mixed form: 116/147

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