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Add 12/4 and 20/27

1st number: 3 0/4, 2nd number: 20/27

12/4 + 20/27 is 101/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    12/4 = 12 × 27/4 × 27 = 324/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    20/27 = 20 × 4/27 × 4 = 80/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/108 + 80/108 = 324 + 80/108 = 404/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/27
  6. In mixed form: 320/27

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