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Add 18/27 and 42/25

1st number: 18/27, 2nd number: 1 17/25

18/27 + 42/25 is 176/75.

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,
    42/25 = 42 × 27/25 × 27 = 1134/675
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/675 + 1134/675 = 450 + 1134/675 = 1584/675
  5. 1584/675 simplified gives 176/75
  6. So, 18/27 + 42/25 = 176/75
    In mixed form: 226/75

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