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Add 27/50 and 70/48

1st number: 27/50, 2nd number: 1 22/48

27/50 + 70/48 is 1199/600.

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,
    70/48 = 70 × 25/48 × 25 = 1750/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/1200 + 1750/1200 = 648 + 1750/1200 = 2398/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1199/600
  6. In mixed form: 1599/600

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