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Add 42/98 and 5/30

42/98 + 5/30 is 25/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    42/98 = 42 × 15/98 × 15 = 630/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    5/30 = 5 × 49/30 × 49 = 245/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/1470 + 245/1470 = 630 + 245/1470 = 875/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/42

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