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Add 24/42 and 28/27

1st number: 24/42, 2nd number: 1 1/27

24/42 + 28/27 is 304/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 9 = 378,
    24/42 = 24 × 9/42 × 9 = 216/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    28/27 = 28 × 14/27 × 14 = 392/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/378 + 392/378 = 216 + 392/378 = 608/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 304/189
  6. In mixed form: 1115/189

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