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Add 63/25 and 40/98

1st number: 2 13/25, 2nd number: 40/98

63/25 + 40/98 is 3587/1225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 98 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 98 = 2450,
    63/25 = 63 × 98/25 × 98 = 6174/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    40/98 = 40 × 25/98 × 25 = 1000/2450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6174/2450 + 1000/2450 = 6174 + 1000/2450 = 7174/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3587/1225
  6. In mixed form: 21137/1225

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