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Add 27/5 and 14/9

1st number: 5 2/5, 2nd number: 1 5/9

27/5 + 14/9 is 313/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    27/5 = 27 × 9/5 × 9 = 243/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    14/9 = 14 × 5/9 × 5 = 70/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    243/45 + 70/45 = 243 + 70/45 = 313/45
  5. In mixed form: 643/45

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