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Add 60/15 and 8/98

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 8/98

60/15 + 8/98 is 200/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 98 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 98 = 1470,
    60/15 = 60 × 98/15 × 98 = 5880/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    8/98 = 8 × 15/98 × 15 = 120/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5880/1470 + 120/1470 = 5880 + 120/1470 = 6000/1470
  5. 6000/1470 simplified gives 200/49
  6. So, 60/15 + 8/98 = 200/49
    In mixed form: 44/49

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