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Add 42/5 and 84/27

1st number: 8 2/5, 2nd number: 3 3/27

42/5 + 84/27 is 518/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    42/5 = 42 × 27/5 × 27 = 1134/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    84/27 = 84 × 5/27 × 5 = 420/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/135 + 420/135 = 1134 + 420/135 = 1554/135
  5. 1554/135 simplified gives 518/45
  6. So, 42/5 + 84/27 = 518/45
    In mixed form: 1123/45

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