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Add 49/9 and 12/27

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 12/27

49/9 + 12/27 is 53/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 3 = 27,
    49/9 = 49 × 3/9 × 3 = 147/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    12/27 = 12 × 1/27 × 1 = 12/27
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/27 + 12/27 = 147 + 12/27 = 159/27
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/9
  6. In mixed form: 58/9

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