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Add 2/12 and 3/27

2/12 + 3/27 is 5/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    2/12 = 2 × 9/12 × 9 = 18/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    3/27 = 3 × 4/27 × 4 = 12/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/108 + 12/108 = 18 + 12/108 = 30/108
  5. 30/108 simplified gives 5/18
  6. So, 2/12 + 3/27 = 5/18

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