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Add 56/81 and 18/98

56/81 + 18/98 is 3473/3969.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 81 and 98 is 7938

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 7938
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 81 × 98 = 7938,
    56/81 = 56 × 98/81 × 98 = 5488/7938
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 81 = 7938,
    18/98 = 18 × 81/98 × 81 = 1458/7938
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    5488/7938 + 1458/7938 = 5488 + 1458/7938 = 6946/7938
  5. 6946/7938 simplified gives 3473/3969
  6. So, 56/81 + 18/98 = 3473/3969

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