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Add 56/98 and 60/42

1st number: 56/98, 2nd number: 1 18/42

56/98 + 60/42 is 2/1.

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,
    60/42 = 60 × 7/42 × 7 = 420/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/294 + 420/294 = 168 + 420/294 = 588/294
  5. 588/294 simplified gives 2/1
  6. So, 56/98 + 60/42 = 2/1

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