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Add 27/84 and 50/9

1st number: 27/84, 2nd number: 5 5/9

27/84 + 50/9 is 1481/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 9 is 252

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    27/84 = 27 × 3/84 × 3 = 81/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    50/9 = 50 × 28/9 × 28 = 1400/252
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    81/252 + 1400/252 = 81 + 1400/252 = 1481/252
  5. So, 27/84 + 50/9 = 1481/252
    In mixed form: 5221/252

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