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Add 45/20 and 60/98

1st number: 2 5/20, 2nd number: 60/98

45/20 + 60/98 is 561/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 98 is 980
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 49 = 980,
    45/20 = 45 × 49/20 × 49 = 2205/980
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 10 = 980,
    60/98 = 60 × 10/98 × 10 = 600/980
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2205/980 + 600/980 = 2205 + 600/980 = 2805/980
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 561/196
  6. In mixed form: 2169/196

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