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Add 1/10 and 42/27

1st number: 1/10, 2nd number: 1 15/27

1/10 + 42/27 is 149/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 27 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    1/10 = 1 × 27/10 × 27 = 27/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    42/27 = 42 × 10/27 × 10 = 420/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/270 + 420/270 = 27 + 420/270 = 447/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 149/90
  6. In mixed form: 159/90

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