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1^{st} number: 15/20, 2^{nd} number: 1 21/27

1520 + 4827 is 9136.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 20 and 27 is**540**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 540 - For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,

1520 = 15 × 2720 × 27 = 405540 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,

4827 = 48 × 2027 × 20 = 960540 - Add the two like fractions:

405540 + 960540 = 405 + 960540 = 1365540 - 1365/540 simplified gives 9136
- So, 15/20 + 48/27 = 91/36

In mixed form: 21936

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