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Add 27/12 and 70/8

1st number: 2 3/12, 2nd number: 8 6/8

27/12 + 70/8 is 11/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    27/12 = 27 × 2/12 × 2 = 54/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    70/8 = 70 × 3/8 × 3 = 210/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/24 + 210/24 = 54 + 210/24 = 264/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/1

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