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Add 42/6 and 8/27

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 8/27

42/6 + 8/27 is 197/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    42/6 = 42 × 9/6 × 9 = 378/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    8/27 = 8 × 2/27 × 2 = 16/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/54 + 16/54 = 378 + 16/54 = 394/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 197/27
  6. In mixed form: 78/27

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