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Add 3/10 and 27/35

3/10 + 27/35 is 15/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    3/10 = 3 × 7/10 × 7 = 21/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    27/35 = 27 × 2/35 × 2 = 54/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/70 + 54/70 = 21 + 54/70 = 75/70
  5. 75/70 simplified gives 15/14
  6. So, 3/10 + 27/35 = 15/14
    In mixed form: 11/14

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