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Add 60/27 and 3/98

1st number: 2 6/27, 2nd number: 3/98

60/27 + 3/98 is 1987/882.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 98 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 98 = 2646,
    60/27 = 60 × 98/27 × 98 = 5880/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 27 = 2646,
    3/98 = 3 × 27/98 × 27 = 81/2646
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    5880/2646 + 81/2646 = 5880 + 81/2646 = 5961/2646
  5. 5961/2646 simplified gives 1987/882
  6. So, 60/27 + 3/98 = 1987/882
    In mixed form: 2223/882

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