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Add 5/27 and 4/9

5/27 + 4/9 is 17/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 9 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    5/27 = 5 × 1/27 × 1 = 5/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 3 = 27,
    4/9 = 4 × 3/9 × 3 = 12/27
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/27 + 12/27 = 5 + 12/27 = 17/27

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