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Add 12/27 and 15/98

12/27 + 15/98 is 527/882.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 98 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 98 = 2646,
    12/27 = 12 × 98/27 × 98 = 1176/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 27 = 2646,
    15/98 = 15 × 27/98 × 27 = 405/2646
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1176/2646 + 405/2646 = 1176 + 405/2646 = 1581/2646
  5. 1581/2646 simplified gives 527/882
  6. So, 12/27 + 15/98 = 527/882

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