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Add 98/96 and 70/50

1st number: 1 2/96, 2nd number: 1 20/50

98/96 + 70/50 is 581/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 50 is 2400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 25 = 2400,
    98/96 = 98 × 25/96 × 25 = 2450/2400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 48 = 2400,
    70/50 = 70 × 48/50 × 48 = 3360/2400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2450/2400 + 3360/2400 = 2450 + 3360/2400 = 5810/2400
  5. 5810/2400 simplified gives 581/240
  6. So, 98/96 + 70/50 = 581/240
    In mixed form: 2101/240

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