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Add 1/8 and 21/27

1/8 + 21/27 is 65/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    1/8 = 1 × 27/8 × 27 = 27/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    21/27 = 21 × 8/27 × 8 = 168/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/216 + 168/216 = 27 + 168/216 = 195/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/72

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