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Add 18/27 and 2/5

18/27 + 2/5 is 16/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 5 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    18/27 = 18 × 5/27 × 5 = 90/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    2/5 = 2 × 27/5 × 27 = 54/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/135 + 54/135 = 90 + 54/135 = 144/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/15
  6. In mixed form: 11/15

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