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Add 60/40 and 70/27

1st number: 1 20/40, 2nd number: 2 16/27

60/40 + 70/27 is 221/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    60/40 = 60 × 27/40 × 27 = 1620/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    70/27 = 70 × 40/27 × 40 = 2800/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1620/1080 + 2800/1080 = 1620 + 2800/1080 = 4420/1080
  5. 4420/1080 simplified gives 221/54
  6. So, 60/40 + 70/27 = 221/54
    In mixed form: 45/54

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