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Add 36/12 and 20/27

1st number: 3 0/12, 2nd number: 20/27

36/12 + 20/27 is 101/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    36/12 = 36 × 9/12 × 9 = 324/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    20/27 = 20 × 4/27 × 4 = 80/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/108 + 80/108 = 324 + 80/108 = 404/108
  5. 404/108 simplified gives 101/27
  6. So, 36/12 + 20/27 = 101/27
    In mixed form: 320/27

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