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Add 18/3 and 42/27

1st number: 6 0/3, 2nd number: 1 15/27

18/3 + 42/27 is 68/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 27 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 9 = 27,
    18/3 = 18 × 9/3 × 9 = 162/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    42/27 = 42 × 1/27 × 1 = 42/27
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/27 + 42/27 = 162 + 42/27 = 204/27
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 68/9
  6. In mixed form: 75/9

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