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Add 27/10 and 20/8

1st number: 2 7/10, 2nd number: 2 4/8

27/10 + 20/8 is 26/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    27/10 = 27 × 4/10 × 4 = 108/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    20/8 = 20 × 5/8 × 5 = 100/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/40 + 100/40 = 108 + 100/40 = 208/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/5
  6. In mixed form: 51/5

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