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Add 42/45 and 6/98

42/45 + 6/98 is 731/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 98 is 4410
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 98 = 4410,
    42/45 = 42 × 98/45 × 98 = 4116/4410
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 45 = 4410,
    6/98 = 6 × 45/98 × 45 = 270/4410
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4116/4410 + 270/4410 = 4116 + 270/4410 = 4386/4410
  5. 4386/4410 simplified gives 731/735
  6. So, 42/45 + 6/98 = 731/735

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