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Add 8/4 and 7/98

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 7/98

8/4 + 7/98 is 29/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    8/4 = 8 × 49/4 × 49 = 392/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    7/98 = 7 × 2/98 × 2 = 14/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/196 + 14/196 = 392 + 14/196 = 406/196
  5. 406/196 simplified gives 29/14
  6. So, 8/4 + 7/98 = 29/14
    In mixed form: 21/14

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