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Add 70/50 and 63/98

1st number: 1 20/50, 2nd number: 63/98

70/50 + 63/98 is 143/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    70/50 = 70 × 49/50 × 49 = 3430/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    63/98 = 63 × 25/98 × 25 = 1575/2450
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/2450 + 1575/2450 = 3430 + 1575/2450 = 5005/2450
  5. 5005/2450 simplified gives 143/70
  6. So, 70/50 + 63/98 = 143/70
    In mixed form: 23/70

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