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Add 98/42 and 42/45

1st number: 2 14/42, 2nd number: 42/45

98/42 + 42/45 is 49/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 45 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    98/42 = 98 × 15/42 × 15 = 1470/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    42/45 = 42 × 14/45 × 14 = 588/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1470/630 + 588/630 = 1470 + 588/630 = 2058/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/15
  6. In mixed form: 34/15

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