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Add 16/20 and 1/27

16/20 + 1/27 is 113/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 27 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    16/20 = 16 × 27/20 × 27 = 432/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    1/27 = 1 × 20/27 × 20 = 20/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/540 + 20/540 = 432 + 20/540 = 452/540
  5. 452/540 simplified gives 113/135
  6. So, 16/20 + 1/27 = 113/135

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