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Add 20/40 and 35/27

1st number: 20/40, 2nd number: 1 8/27

20/40 + 35/27 is 97/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    20/40 = 20 × 27/40 × 27 = 540/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    35/27 = 35 × 40/27 × 40 = 1400/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/1080 + 1400/1080 = 540 + 1400/1080 = 1940/1080
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/54
  6. In mixed form: 143/54

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