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Add 5/27 and 3/49

5/27 + 3/49 is 326/1323.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 49 is 1323
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 49 = 1323,
    5/27 = 5 × 49/27 × 49 = 245/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    3/49 = 3 × 27/49 × 27 = 81/1323
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/1323 + 81/1323 = 245 + 81/1323 = 326/1323

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