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Add 70/27 and 21/49

1st number: 2 16/27, 2nd number: 21/49

70/27 + 21/49 is 571/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 49 is 1323
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 49 = 1323,
    70/27 = 70 × 49/27 × 49 = 3430/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    21/49 = 21 × 27/49 × 27 = 567/1323
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3430/1323 + 567/1323 = 3430 + 567/1323 = 3997/1323
  5. 3997/1323 simplified gives 571/189
  6. So, 70/27 + 21/49 = 571/189
    In mixed form: 34/189

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