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Add 49/18 and 9/98

1st number: 2 13/18, 2nd number: 9/98

49/18 + 9/98 is 1241/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 98 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    49/18 = 49 × 49/18 × 49 = 2401/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    9/98 = 9 × 9/98 × 9 = 81/882
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2401/882 + 81/882 = 2401 + 81/882 = 2482/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1241/441
  6. In mixed form: 2359/441

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