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Add 3/14 and 28/27

1st number: 3/14, 2nd number: 1 1/27

3/14 + 28/27 is 473/378.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    3/14 = 3 × 27/14 × 27 = 81/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    28/27 = 28 × 14/27 × 14 = 392/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/378 + 392/378 = 81 + 392/378 = 473/378
  5. In mixed form: 195/378

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