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Add 20/5 and 2/27

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 2/27

20/5 + 2/27 is 110/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    20/5 = 20 × 27/5 × 27 = 540/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    2/27 = 2 × 5/27 × 5 = 10/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/135 + 10/135 = 540 + 10/135 = 550/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 110/27
  6. In mixed form: 42/27

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