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Add 27/36 and 20/14

1st number: 27/36, 2nd number: 1 6/14

27/36 + 20/14 is 61/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 14 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    27/36 = 27 × 7/36 × 7 = 189/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 18 = 252,
    20/14 = 20 × 18/14 × 18 = 360/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/252 + 360/252 = 189 + 360/252 = 549/252
  5. 549/252 simplified gives 61/28
  6. So, 27/36 + 20/14 = 61/28
    In mixed form: 25/28

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