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Add 56/27 and 21/49

1st number: 2 2/27, 2nd number: 21/49

56/27 + 21/49 is 473/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 49 is 1323

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1323
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 49 = 1323,
    56/27 = 56 × 49/27 × 49 = 2744/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    21/49 = 21 × 27/49 × 27 = 567/1323
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2744/1323 + 567/1323 = 2744 + 567/1323 = 3311/1323
  5. 3311/1323 simplified gives 473/189
  6. So, 56/27 + 21/49 = 473/189
    In mixed form: 295/189

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