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Add 70/60 and 42/98

1st number: 1 10/60, 2nd number: 42/98

70/60 + 42/98 is 67/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 98 is 2940

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    70/60 = 70 × 49/60 × 49 = 3430/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 30 = 2940,
    42/98 = 42 × 30/98 × 30 = 1260/2940
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3430/2940 + 1260/2940 = 3430 + 1260/2940 = 4690/2940
  5. 4690/2940 simplified gives 67/42
  6. So, 70/60 + 42/98 = 67/42
    In mixed form: 125/42

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