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Add 40/27 and 8/10

1st number: 1 13/27, 2nd number: 8/10

40/27 + 8/10 is 308/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 10 is 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 10 × 27 = 270,
    8/10 = 8 × 27/10 × 27 = 216/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/270 + 216/270 = 400 + 216/270 = 616/270
  5. 616/270 simplified gives 308/135
  6. So, 40/27 + 8/10 = 308/135
    In mixed form: 238/135

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