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Add 6/3 and 42/27

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 1 15/27

6/3 + 42/27 is 32/9.

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,
    6/3 = 6 × 9/3 × 9 = 54/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    42/27 = 42 × 1/27 × 1 = 42/27
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/27 + 42/27 = 54 + 42/27 = 96/27
  5. 96/27 simplified gives 32/9
  6. So, 6/3 + 42/27 = 32/9
    In mixed form: 35/9

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