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Add 54/98 and 18/8

1st number: 54/98, 2nd number: 2 2/8

54/98 + 18/8 is 549/196.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 8 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    54/98 = 54 × 4/98 × 4 = 216/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    18/8 = 18 × 49/8 × 49 = 882/392
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/392 + 882/392 = 216 + 882/392 = 1098/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 549/196
  6. In mixed form: 2157/196

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