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Add 98/84 and 6/35

1st number: 1 14/84, 2nd number: 6/35

98/84 + 6/35 is 281/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    98/84 = 98 × 5/84 × 5 = 490/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    6/35 = 6 × 12/35 × 12 = 72/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/420 + 72/420 = 490 + 72/420 = 562/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 281/210
  6. In mixed form: 171/210

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