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Add 2/20 and 1/27

2/20 + 1/27 is 37/270.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 27 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    2/20 = 2 × 27/20 × 27 = 54/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    1/27 = 1 × 20/27 × 20 = 20/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/540 + 20/540 = 54 + 20/540 = 74/540
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/270

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