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Add 50/3 and 21/98

1st number: 16 2/3, 2nd number: 21/98

50/3 + 21/98 is 709/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 98 = 294,
    50/3 = 50 × 98/3 × 98 = 4900/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    21/98 = 21 × 3/98 × 3 = 63/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4900/294 + 63/294 = 4900 + 63/294 = 4963/294
  5. 4963/294 simplified gives 709/42
  6. So, 50/3 + 21/98 = 709/42
    In mixed form: 1637/42

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