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Add 49/3 and 27/20

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 1 7/20

49/3 + 27/20 is 1061/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    49/3 = 49 × 20/3 × 20 = 980/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    27/20 = 27 × 3/20 × 3 = 81/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    980/60 + 81/60 = 980 + 81/60 = 1061/60
  5. So, 49/3 + 27/20 = 1061/60
    In mixed form: 1741/60

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