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Add 42/2 and 54/98

1st number: 21 0/2, 2nd number: 54/98

42/2 + 54/98 is 1056/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    42/2 = 42 × 49/2 × 49 = 2058/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    54/98 = 54 × 1/98 × 1 = 54/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2058/98 + 54/98 = 2058 + 54/98 = 2112/98
  5. 2112/98 simplified gives 1056/49
  6. So, 42/2 + 54/98 = 1056/49
    In mixed form: 2127/49

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