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Add 5/27 and 20/54

5/27 + 20/54 is 5/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    5/27 = 5 × 2/27 × 2 = 10/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    20/54 = 20 × 1/54 × 1 = 20/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/54 + 20/54 = 10 + 20/54 = 30/54
  5. 30/54 simplified gives 5/9
  6. So, 5/27 + 20/54 = 5/9

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