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Add 27/12 and 4/7

1st number: 2 3/12, 2nd number: 4/7

27/12 + 4/7 is 79/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    27/12 = 27 × 7/12 × 7 = 189/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    4/7 = 4 × 12/7 × 12 = 48/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/84 + 48/84 = 189 + 48/84 = 237/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/28
  6. In mixed form: 223/28

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