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Add 49/28 and 27/5

1st number: 1 21/28, 2nd number: 5 2/5

49/28 + 27/5 is 143/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    49/28 = 49 × 5/28 × 5 = 245/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    27/5 = 27 × 28/5 × 28 = 756/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/140 + 756/140 = 245 + 756/140 = 1001/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/20
  6. In mixed form: 73/20

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