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Add 98/36 and 42/10

1st number: 2 26/36, 2nd number: 4 2/10

98/36 + 42/10 is 623/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 10 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    98/36 = 98 × 5/36 × 5 = 490/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 18 = 180,
    42/10 = 42 × 18/10 × 18 = 756/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/180 + 756/180 = 490 + 756/180 = 1246/180
  5. 1246/180 simplified gives 623/90
  6. So, 98/36 + 42/10 = 623/90
    In mixed form: 683/90

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