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Add 20/80 and 35/27

1st number: 20/80, 2nd number: 1 8/27

20/80 + 35/27 is 167/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 27 is 2160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 27 = 2160,
    20/80 = 20 × 27/80 × 27 = 540/2160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 80 = 2160,
    35/27 = 35 × 80/27 × 80 = 2800/2160
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/2160 + 2800/2160 = 540 + 2800/2160 = 3340/2160
  5. 3340/2160 simplified gives 167/108
  6. So, 20/80 + 35/27 = 167/108
    In mixed form: 159/108

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