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Add 15/3 and 4/27

1st number: 5 0/3, 2nd number: 4/27

15/3 + 4/27 is 139/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    15/3 = 15 × 9/3 × 9 = 135/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    4/27 = 4 × 1/27 × 1 = 4/27
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/27 + 4/27 = 135 + 4/27 = 139/27
  5. In mixed form: 54/27

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