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Add 98/56 and 35/9

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 3 8/9

98/56 + 35/9 is 203/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 9 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    98/56 = 98 × 9/56 × 9 = 882/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    35/9 = 35 × 56/9 × 56 = 1960/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/504 + 1960/504 = 882 + 1960/504 = 2842/504
  5. 2842/504 simplified gives 203/36
  6. So, 98/56 + 35/9 = 203/36
    In mixed form: 523/36

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