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Add 5/2 and 5/27

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

5/2 + 5/27 is 145/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    5/2 = 5 × 27/2 × 27 = 135/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    5/27 = 5 × 2/27 × 2 = 10/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/54 + 10/54 = 135 + 10/54 = 145/54
  5. In mixed form: 237/54

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