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Add 5/4 and 1/98

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

5/4 + 1/98 is 247/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    5/4 = 5 × 49/4 × 49 = 245/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    1/98 = 1 × 2/98 × 2 = 2/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/196 + 2/196 = 245 + 2/196 = 247/196
  5. In mixed form: 151/196

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