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Add 10/5 and 6/27

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 6/27

10/5 + 6/27 is 20/9.

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,
    10/5 = 10 × 27/5 × 27 = 270/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    6/27 = 6 × 5/27 × 5 = 30/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/135 + 30/135 = 270 + 30/135 = 300/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/9
  6. In mixed form: 22/9

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