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Add 56/42 and 20/98

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 20/98

56/42 + 20/98 is 226/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    56/42 = 56 × 7/42 × 7 = 392/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    20/98 = 20 × 3/98 × 3 = 60/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/294 + 60/294 = 392 + 60/294 = 452/294
  5. 452/294 simplified gives 226/147
  6. So, 56/42 + 20/98 = 226/147
    In mixed form: 179/147

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