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Add 98/56 and 6/7

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 6/7

98/56 + 6/7 is 73/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 7 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    98/56 = 98 × 1/56 × 1 = 98/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    6/7 = 6 × 8/7 × 8 = 48/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/56 + 48/56 = 98 + 48/56 = 146/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/28
  6. In mixed form: 217/28

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