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Add 4/8 and 15/27

4/8 + 15/27 is 19/18.

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,
    4/8 = 4 × 27/8 × 27 = 108/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    15/27 = 15 × 8/27 × 8 = 120/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/216 + 120/216 = 108 + 120/216 = 228/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/18
  6. In mixed form: 11/18

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