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Add 1/5 and 2/27

1/5 + 2/27 is 37/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    1/5 = 1 × 27/5 × 27 = 27/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    2/27 = 2 × 5/27 × 5 = 10/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/135 + 10/135 = 27 + 10/135 = 37/135

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