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Add 2/7 and 27/56

2/7 + 27/56 is 43/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    2/7 = 2 × 8/7 × 8 = 16/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    27/56 = 27 × 1/56 × 1 = 27/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/56 + 27/56 = 16 + 27/56 = 43/56
  5. So, 2/7 + 27/56 = 43/56

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