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Add 2/48 and 35/27

1st number: 2/48, 2nd number: 1 8/27

2/48 + 35/27 is 289/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 27 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 9 = 432,
    2/48 = 2 × 9/48 × 9 = 18/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 16 = 432,
    35/27 = 35 × 16/27 × 16 = 560/432
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/432 + 560/432 = 18 + 560/432 = 578/432
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 289/216
  6. In mixed form: 173/216

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