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Add 27/5 and 5/45

1st number: 5 2/5, 2nd number: 5/45

27/5 + 5/45 is 248/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 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 45 × 1 = 45,
    5/45 = 5 × 1/45 × 1 = 5/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    243/45 + 5/45 = 243 + 5/45 = 248/45
  5. In mixed form: 523/45

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