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Add 50/3 and 60/27

1st number: 16 2/3, 2nd number: 2 6/27

50/3 + 60/27 is 170/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    50/3 = 50 × 9/3 × 9 = 450/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    60/27 = 60 × 1/27 × 1 = 60/27
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/27 + 60/27 = 450 + 60/27 = 510/27
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 170/9
  6. In mixed form: 188/9

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