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Add 4/27 and 7/12

4/27 + 7/12 is 79/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    4/27 = 4 × 4/27 × 4 = 16/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    7/12 = 7 × 9/12 × 9 = 63/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/108 + 63/108 = 16 + 63/108 = 79/108

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