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Add 98/15 and 1/42

1st number: 6 8/15, 2nd number: 1/42

98/15 + 1/42 is 459/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 14 = 210,
    98/15 = 98 × 14/15 × 14 = 1372/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    1/42 = 1 × 5/42 × 5 = 5/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1372/210 + 5/210 = 1372 + 5/210 = 1377/210
  5. 1377/210 simplified gives 459/70
  6. So, 98/15 + 1/42 = 459/70
    In mixed form: 639/70

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