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Add 27/45 and 18/9

1st number: 27/45, 2nd number: 2 0/9

27/45 + 18/9 is 13/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    27/45 = 27 × 1/45 × 1 = 27/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    18/9 = 18 × 5/9 × 5 = 90/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/45 + 90/45 = 27 + 90/45 = 117/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/5
  6. In mixed form: 23/5

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