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Add 20/27 and 35/72

20/27 + 35/72 is 265/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 72 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    20/27 = 20 × 8/27 × 8 = 160/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    35/72 = 35 × 3/72 × 3 = 105/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/216 + 105/216 = 160 + 105/216 = 265/216
  5. So, 20/27 + 35/72 = 265/216
    In mixed form: 149/216

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