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Add 70/12 and 75/98

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 75/98

70/12 + 75/98 is 970/147.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 98 is 588

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    70/12 = 70 × 49/12 × 49 = 3430/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 6 = 588,
    75/98 = 75 × 6/98 × 6 = 450/588
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/588 + 450/588 = 3430 + 450/588 = 3880/588
  5. 3880/588 simplified gives 970/147
  6. So, 70/12 + 75/98 = 970/147
    In mixed form: 688/147

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