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Add 1/27 and 12/8

1st number: 1/27, 2nd number: 1 4/8

1/27 + 12/8 is 83/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 8 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    1/27 = 1 × 8/27 × 8 = 8/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    12/8 = 12 × 27/8 × 27 = 324/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/216 + 324/216 = 8 + 324/216 = 332/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/54
  6. In mixed form: 129/54

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