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Add 84/27 and 15/49

1st number: 3 3/27, 2nd number: 15/49

84/27 + 15/49 is 1507/441.

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,
    84/27 = 84 × 49/27 × 49 = 4116/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    15/49 = 15 × 27/49 × 27 = 405/1323
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    4116/1323 + 405/1323 = 4116 + 405/1323 = 4521/1323
  5. 4521/1323 simplified gives 1507/441
  6. So, 84/27 + 15/49 = 1507/441
    In mixed form: 3184/441

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