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Add 98/56 and 42/35

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 1 7/35

98/56 + 42/35 is 59/20.

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,
    42/35 = 42 × 8/35 × 8 = 336/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/280 + 336/280 = 490 + 336/280 = 826/280
  5. 826/280 simplified gives 59/20
  6. So, 98/56 + 42/35 = 59/20
    In mixed form: 219/20

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