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Add 84/42 and 4/98

1st number: 2 0/42, 2nd number: 4/98

84/42 + 4/98 is 100/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 7 = 294,
    84/42 = 84 × 7/42 × 7 = 588/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    4/98 = 4 × 3/98 × 3 = 12/294
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/294 + 12/294 = 588 + 12/294 = 600/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 100/49
  6. In mixed form: 22/49

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