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Add 27/50 and 20/16

1st number: 27/50, 2nd number: 1 4/16

27/50 + 20/16 is 179/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 16 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    27/50 = 27 × 8/50 × 8 = 216/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    20/16 = 20 × 25/16 × 25 = 500/400
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/400 + 500/400 = 216 + 500/400 = 716/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/100
  6. In mixed form: 179/100

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