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Add 98/28 and 30/70

1st number: 3 14/28, 2nd number: 30/70

98/28 + 30/70 is 55/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 70 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    98/28 = 98 × 5/28 × 5 = 490/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 2 = 140,
    30/70 = 30 × 2/70 × 2 = 60/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/140 + 60/140 = 490 + 60/140 = 550/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 55/14
  6. In mixed form: 313/14

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