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Add 27/20 and 5/75

1st number: 1 7/20, 2nd number: 5/75

27/20 + 5/75 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 75 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 15 = 300,
    27/20 = 27 × 15/20 × 15 = 405/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    5/75 = 5 × 4/75 × 4 = 20/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/300 + 20/300 = 405 + 20/300 = 425/300
  5. 425/300 simplified gives 17/12
  6. So, 27/20 + 5/75 = 17/12
    In mixed form: 15/12

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