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Add 54/27 and 2/5

1st number: 2 0/27, 2nd number: 2/5

54/27 + 2/5 is 12/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 5 is 135
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 5 = 135,
    54/27 = 54 × 5/27 × 5 = 270/135
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 27 = 135,
    2/5 = 2 × 27/5 × 27 = 54/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/135 + 54/135 = 270 + 54/135 = 324/135
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/5
  6. In mixed form: 22/5

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