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Add 48/98 and 14/10

1st number: 48/98, 2nd number: 1 4/10

48/98 + 14/10 is 463/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    48/98 = 48 × 5/98 × 5 = 240/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    14/10 = 14 × 49/10 × 49 = 686/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/490 + 686/490 = 240 + 686/490 = 926/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 463/245
  6. In mixed form: 1218/245

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