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Add 36/8 and 20/27

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 20/27

36/8 + 20/27 is 283/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    36/8 = 36 × 27/8 × 27 = 972/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    20/27 = 20 × 8/27 × 8 = 160/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    972/216 + 160/216 = 972 + 160/216 = 1132/216
  5. 1132/216 simplified gives 283/54
  6. So, 36/8 + 20/27 = 283/54
    In mixed form: 513/54

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