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Add 40/27 and 45/30

1st number: 1 13/27, 2nd number: 1 15/30

40/27 + 45/30 is 161/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 30 is 270

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 10 = 270,
    40/27 = 40 × 10/27 × 10 = 400/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    45/30 = 45 × 9/30 × 9 = 405/270
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    400/270 + 405/270 = 400 + 405/270 = 805/270
  5. 805/270 simplified gives 161/54
  6. So, 40/27 + 45/30 = 161/54
    In mixed form: 253/54

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