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Add 27/3 and 70/24

1st number: 9 0/3, 2nd number: 2 22/24

27/3 + 70/24 is 143/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    27/3 = 27 × 8/3 × 8 = 216/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    70/24 = 70 × 1/24 × 1 = 70/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/24 + 70/24 = 216 + 70/24 = 286/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/12
  6. In mixed form: 1111/12

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