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Add 18/27 and 20/25

18/27 + 20/25 is 22/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 25 is 675
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 25 = 675,
    18/27 = 18 × 25/27 × 25 = 450/675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 27 = 675,
    20/25 = 20 × 27/25 × 27 = 540/675
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/675 + 540/675 = 450 + 540/675 = 990/675
  5. 990/675 simplified gives 22/15
  6. So, 18/27 + 20/25 = 22/15
    In mixed form: 17/15

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