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Add 4/9 and 27/60

4/9 + 27/60 is 161/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    4/9 = 4 × 20/9 × 20 = 80/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    27/60 = 27 × 3/60 × 3 = 81/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/180 + 81/180 = 80 + 81/180 = 161/180

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