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Add 6/8 and 8/27

6/8 + 8/27 is 113/108.

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,
    6/8 = 6 × 27/8 × 27 = 162/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    8/27 = 8 × 8/27 × 8 = 64/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/216 + 64/216 = 162 + 64/216 = 226/216
  5. 226/216 simplified gives 113/108
  6. So, 6/8 + 8/27 = 113/108
    In mixed form: 15/108

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