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Add 21/8 and 5/27

1st number: 2 5/8, 2nd number: 5/27

21/8 + 5/27 is 607/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    21/8 = 21 × 27/8 × 27 = 567/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    5/27 = 5 × 8/27 × 8 = 40/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    567/216 + 40/216 = 567 + 40/216 = 607/216
  5. In mixed form: 2175/216

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