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Add 18/27 and 20/5

1st number: 18/27, 2nd number: 4 0/5

18/27 + 20/5 is 14/3.

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,
    20/5 = 20 × 27/5 × 27 = 540/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/135 + 540/135 = 90 + 540/135 = 630/135
  5. 630/135 simplified gives 14/3
  6. So, 18/27 + 20/5 = 14/3
    In mixed form: 42/3

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