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Add 4/98 and 10/42

4/98 + 10/42 is 41/147.

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,
    4/98 = 4 × 3/98 × 3 = 12/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    10/42 = 10 × 7/42 × 7 = 70/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/294 + 70/294 = 12 + 70/294 = 82/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/147

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