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Add 42/10 and 18/98

1st number: 4 2/10, 2nd number: 18/98

42/10 + 18/98 is 1074/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 98 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    42/10 = 42 × 49/10 × 49 = 2058/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    18/98 = 18 × 5/98 × 5 = 90/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2058/490 + 90/490 = 2058 + 90/490 = 2148/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1074/245
  6. In mixed form: 494/245

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