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Add 5/8 and 7/27

5/8 + 7/27 is 191/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    5/8 = 5 × 27/8 × 27 = 135/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    7/27 = 7 × 8/27 × 8 = 56/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/216 + 56/216 = 135 + 56/216 = 191/216

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