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Add 27/5 and 75/45

1st number: 5 2/5, 2nd number: 1 30/45

27/5 + 75/45 is 106/15.

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,
    75/45 = 75 × 1/45 × 1 = 75/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    243/45 + 75/45 = 243 + 75/45 = 318/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 106/15
  6. In mixed form: 71/15

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