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Add 21/5 and 56/27

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

21/5 + 56/27 is 847/135.

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,
    21/5 = 21 × 27/5 × 27 = 567/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    56/27 = 56 × 5/27 × 5 = 280/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    567/135 + 280/135 = 567 + 280/135 = 847/135
  5. So, 21/5 + 56/27 = 847/135
    In mixed form: 637/135

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