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Add 42/50 and 60/98

42/50 + 60/98 is 1779/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    42/50 = 42 × 49/50 × 49 = 2058/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    60/98 = 60 × 25/98 × 25 = 1500/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2058/2450 + 1500/2450 = 2058 + 1500/2450 = 3558/2450
  5. 3558/2450 simplified gives 1779/1225
  6. So, 42/50 + 60/98 = 1779/1225
    In mixed form: 1554/1225

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