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Add 1/27 and 15/49

1/27 + 15/49 is 454/1323.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 49 is 1323
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 49 = 1323,
    1/27 = 1 × 49/27 × 49 = 49/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    15/49 = 15 × 27/49 × 27 = 405/1323
  4. Add the two fractions:
    49/1323 + 405/1323 = 49 + 405/1323 = 454/1323

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