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Add 98/5 and 3/9

1st number: 19 3/5, 2nd number: 3/9

98/5 + 3/9 is 299/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    98/5 = 98 × 9/5 × 9 = 882/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    3/9 = 3 × 5/9 × 5 = 15/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/45 + 15/45 = 882 + 15/45 = 897/45
  5. 897/45 simplified gives 299/15
  6. So, 98/5 + 3/9 = 299/15
    In mixed form: 1914/15

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