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Add 20/36 and 2/27

20/36 + 2/27 is 17/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    20/36 = 20 × 3/36 × 3 = 60/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    2/27 = 2 × 4/27 × 4 = 8/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/108 + 8/108 = 60 + 8/108 = 68/108
  5. 68/108 simplified gives 17/27
  6. So, 20/36 + 2/27 = 17/27

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