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Add 70/24 and 30/98

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 30/98

70/24 + 30/98 is 1895/588.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 98 is 1176

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    70/24 = 70 × 49/24 × 49 = 3430/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 12 = 1176,
    30/98 = 30 × 12/98 × 12 = 360/1176
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/1176 + 360/1176 = 3430 + 360/1176 = 3790/1176
  5. 3790/1176 simplified gives 1895/588
  6. So, 70/24 + 30/98 = 1895/588
    In mixed form: 3131/588

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