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Add 2/27 and 60/24

1st number: 2/27, 2nd number: 2 12/24

2/27 + 60/24 is 139/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 24 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    2/27 = 2 × 8/27 × 8 = 16/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    60/24 = 60 × 9/24 × 9 = 540/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/216 + 540/216 = 16 + 540/216 = 556/216
  5. 556/216 simplified gives 139/54
  6. So, 2/27 + 60/24 = 139/54
    In mixed form: 231/54

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