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Add 27/20 and 35/15

1st number: 1 7/20, 2nd number: 2 5/15

27/20 + 35/15 is 221/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    27/20 = 27 × 3/20 × 3 = 81/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    35/15 = 35 × 4/15 × 4 = 140/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/60 + 140/60 = 81 + 140/60 = 221/60
  5. So, 27/20 + 35/15 = 221/60
    In mixed form: 341/60

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