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Add 56/42 and 60/98

1st number: 1 14/42, 2nd number: 60/98

56/42 + 60/98 is 286/147.

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,
    60/98 = 60 × 3/98 × 3 = 180/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/294 + 180/294 = 392 + 180/294 = 572/294
  5. 572/294 simplified gives 286/147
  6. So, 56/42 + 60/98 = 286/147
    In mixed form: 1139/147

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