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Add 5/98 and 24/50

5/98 + 24/50 is 1301/2450.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    5/98 = 5 × 25/98 × 25 = 125/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    24/50 = 24 × 49/50 × 49 = 1176/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    125/2450 + 1176/2450 = 125 + 1176/2450 = 1301/2450

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