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Add 5/45 and 4/27

5/45 + 4/27 is 7/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 27 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 3 = 135,
    5/45 = 5 × 3/45 × 3 = 15/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    4/27 = 4 × 5/27 × 5 = 20/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/135 + 20/135 = 15 + 20/135 = 35/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/27

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