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Add 10/2 and 27/49

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 27/49

10/2 + 27/49 is 272/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    10/2 = 10 × 49/2 × 49 = 490/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    27/49 = 27 × 2/49 × 2 = 54/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/98 + 54/98 = 490 + 54/98 = 544/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 272/49
  6. In mixed form: 527/49

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