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Add 4/7 and 27/8

1st number: 4/7, 2nd number: 3 3/8

4/7 + 27/8 is 221/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    4/7 = 4 × 8/7 × 8 = 32/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    27/8 = 27 × 7/8 × 7 = 189/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/56 + 189/56 = 32 + 189/56 = 221/56
  5. So, 4/7 + 27/8 = 221/56
    In mixed form: 353/56

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