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Add 12/27 and 24/49

12/27 + 24/49 is 412/441.

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,
    12/27 = 12 × 49/27 × 49 = 588/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    24/49 = 24 × 27/49 × 27 = 648/1323
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/1323 + 648/1323 = 588 + 648/1323 = 1236/1323
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 412/441

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