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Add 27/20 and 54/35

1st number: 1 7/20, 2nd number: 1 19/35

27/20 + 54/35 is 81/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    27/20 = 27 × 7/20 × 7 = 189/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    54/35 = 54 × 4/35 × 4 = 216/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/140 + 216/140 = 189 + 216/140 = 405/140
  5. 405/140 simplified gives 81/28
  6. So, 27/20 + 54/35 = 81/28
    In mixed form: 225/28

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