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Add 56/27 and 3/49

1st number: 2 2/27, 2nd number: 3/49

56/27 + 3/49 is 2825/1323.

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,
    3/49 = 3 × 27/49 × 27 = 81/1323
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    2744/1323 + 81/1323 = 2744 + 81/1323 = 2825/1323
  5. So, 56/27 + 3/49 = 2825/1323
    In mixed form: 2179/1323

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