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Add 56/98 and 4/42

56/98 + 4/42 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 42 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    56/98 = 56 × 3/98 × 3 = 168/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    4/42 = 4 × 7/42 × 7 = 28/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/294 + 28/294 = 168 + 28/294 = 196/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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