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Add 1/27 and 90/56

1st number: 1/27, 2nd number: 1 34/56

1/27 + 90/56 is 1243/756.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 56 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    1/27 = 1 × 56/27 × 56 = 56/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    90/56 = 90 × 27/56 × 27 = 2430/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/1512 + 2430/1512 = 56 + 2430/1512 = 2486/1512
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1243/756
  6. In mixed form: 1487/756

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