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Add 36/98 and 50/42

1st number: 36/98, 2nd number: 1 8/42

36/98 + 50/42 is 229/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 42 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    36/98 = 36 × 3/98 × 3 = 108/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    50/42 = 50 × 7/42 × 7 = 350/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/294 + 350/294 = 108 + 350/294 = 458/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/147
  6. In mixed form: 182/147

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