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Add 36/20 and 60/27

1st number: 1 16/20, 2nd number: 2 6/27

36/20 + 60/27 is 181/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 27 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    36/20 = 36 × 27/20 × 27 = 972/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    60/27 = 60 × 20/27 × 20 = 1200/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    972/540 + 1200/540 = 972 + 1200/540 = 2172/540
  5. 2172/540 simplified gives 181/45
  6. So, 36/20 + 60/27 = 181/45
    In mixed form: 41/45

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