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Add 20/15 and 84/27

1st number: 1 5/15, 2nd number: 3 3/27

20/15 + 84/27 is 40/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 9 = 135,
    20/15 = 20 × 9/15 × 9 = 180/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    84/27 = 84 × 5/27 × 5 = 420/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/135 + 420/135 = 180 + 420/135 = 600/135
  5. 600/135 simplified gives 40/9
  6. So, 20/15 + 84/27 = 40/9
    In mixed form: 44/9

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