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Add 27/50 and 30/48

27/50 + 30/48 is 233/200.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 48 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    27/50 = 27 × 24/50 × 24 = 648/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    30/48 = 30 × 25/48 × 25 = 750/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/1200 + 750/1200 = 648 + 750/1200 = 1398/1200
  5. 1398/1200 simplified gives 233/200
  6. So, 27/50 + 30/48 = 233/200
    In mixed form: 133/200

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