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Add 7/98 and 72/30

1st number: 7/98, 2nd number: 2 12/30

7/98 + 72/30 is 173/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    7/98 = 7 × 15/98 × 15 = 105/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    72/30 = 72 × 49/30 × 49 = 3528/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/1470 + 3528/1470 = 105 + 3528/1470 = 3633/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/70
  6. In mixed form: 233/70

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