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Add 27/45 and 50/56

27/45 + 50/56 is 209/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 56 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 56 = 2520,
    27/45 = 27 × 56/45 × 56 = 1512/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    50/56 = 50 × 45/56 × 45 = 2250/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1512/2520 + 2250/2520 = 1512 + 2250/2520 = 3762/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 209/140
  6. In mixed form: 169/140

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