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Add 98/40 and 56/50

1st number: 2 18/40, 2nd number: 1 6/50

98/40 + 56/50 is 357/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    98/40 = 98 × 5/40 × 5 = 490/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    56/50 = 56 × 4/50 × 4 = 224/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/200 + 224/200 = 490 + 224/200 = 714/200
  5. 714/200 simplified gives 357/100
  6. So, 98/40 + 56/50 = 357/100
    In mixed form: 357/100

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