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Add 98/56 and 6/70

1st number: 1 42/56, 2nd number: 6/70

98/56 + 6/70 is 257/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 70 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 70 × 4 = 280,
    6/70 = 6 × 4/70 × 4 = 24/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/280 + 24/280 = 490 + 24/280 = 514/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/140
  6. In mixed form: 1117/140

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