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Add 15/28 and 27/8

1st number: 15/28, 2nd number: 3 3/8

15/28 + 27/8 is 219/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    15/28 = 15 × 2/28 × 2 = 30/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    27/8 = 27 × 7/8 × 7 = 189/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/56 + 189/56 = 30 + 189/56 = 219/56
  5. In mixed form: 351/56

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