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Add 36/60 and 20/27

36/60 + 20/27 is 181/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 27 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 9 = 540,
    36/60 = 36 × 9/60 × 9 = 324/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    20/27 = 20 × 20/27 × 20 = 400/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/540 + 400/540 = 324 + 400/540 = 724/540
  5. 724/540 simplified gives 181/135
  6. So, 36/60 + 20/27 = 181/135
    In mixed form: 146/135

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