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Add 1/4 and 27/28

1/4 + 27/28 is 17/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    1/4 = 1 × 7/4 × 7 = 7/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    27/28 = 27 × 1/28 × 1 = 27/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    7/28 + 27/28 = 7 + 27/28 = 34/28
  5. 34/28 simplified gives 17/14
  6. So, 1/4 + 27/28 = 17/14
    In mixed form: 13/14

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