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Add 63/4 and 42/98

1st number: 15 3/4, 2nd number: 42/98

63/4 + 42/98 is 453/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    63/4 = 63 × 49/4 × 49 = 3087/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    42/98 = 42 × 2/98 × 2 = 84/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3087/196 + 84/196 = 3087 + 84/196 = 3171/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 453/28
  6. In mixed form: 165/28

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