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Add 27/36 and 2/7

27/36 + 2/7 is 29/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 7 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    27/36 = 27 × 7/36 × 7 = 189/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 36 = 252,
    2/7 = 2 × 36/7 × 36 = 72/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/252 + 72/252 = 189 + 72/252 = 261/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/28
  6. In mixed form: 11/28

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