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Add 98/56 and 12/35

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 12/35

98/56 + 12/35 is 293/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    98/56 = 98 × 5/56 × 5 = 490/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    12/35 = 12 × 8/35 × 8 = 96/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/280 + 96/280 = 490 + 96/280 = 586/280
  5. 586/280 simplified gives 293/140
  6. So, 98/56 + 12/35 = 293/140
    In mixed form: 213/140

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