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Add 98/8 and 14/10

1st number: 12 2/8, 2nd number: 1 4/10

98/8 + 14/10 is 273/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    98/8 = 98 × 5/8 × 5 = 490/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    14/10 = 14 × 4/10 × 4 = 56/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/40 + 56/40 = 490 + 56/40 = 546/40
  5. 546/40 simplified gives 273/20
  6. So, 98/8 + 14/10 = 273/20
    In mixed form: 1313/20

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