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Add 70/28 and 12/98

1st number: 2 14/28, 2nd number: 12/98

70/28 + 12/98 is 257/98.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 98 is 196

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    70/28 = 70 × 7/28 × 7 = 490/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    12/98 = 12 × 2/98 × 2 = 24/196
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    490/196 + 24/196 = 490 + 24/196 = 514/196
  5. 514/196 simplified gives 257/98
  6. So, 70/28 + 12/98 = 257/98
    In mixed form: 261/98

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