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Add 15/2 and 3/27

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 3/27

15/2 + 3/27 is 137/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    15/2 = 15 × 27/2 × 27 = 405/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    3/27 = 3 × 2/27 × 2 = 6/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/54 + 6/54 = 405 + 6/54 = 411/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/18
  6. In mixed form: 711/18

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