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Add 54/27 and 70/5

1st number: 2 0/27, 2nd number: 14 0/5

54/27 + 70/5 is 16/1.

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,
    70/5 = 70 × 27/5 × 27 = 1890/135
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/135 + 1890/135 = 270 + 1890/135 = 2160/135
  5. 2160/135 simplified gives 16/1
  6. So, 54/27 + 70/5 = 16/1

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