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Add 27/40 and 8/20

27/40 + 8/20 is 43/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    27/40 = 27 × 1/40 × 1 = 27/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    8/20 = 8 × 2/20 × 2 = 16/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/40 + 16/40 = 27 + 16/40 = 43/40
  5. So, 27/40 + 8/20 = 43/40
    In mixed form: 13/40

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