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Add 14/5 and 3/27

1st number: 2 4/5, 2nd number: 3/27

14/5 + 3/27 is 131/45.

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,
    14/5 = 14 × 27/5 × 27 = 378/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    3/27 = 3 × 5/27 × 5 = 15/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/135 + 15/135 = 378 + 15/135 = 393/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/45
  6. In mixed form: 241/45

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