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Add 72/14 and 20/27

1st number: 5 2/14, 2nd number: 20/27

72/14 + 20/27 is 1112/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 27 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    72/14 = 72 × 27/14 × 27 = 1944/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 14 = 378,
    20/27 = 20 × 14/27 × 14 = 280/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1944/378 + 280/378 = 1944 + 280/378 = 2224/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1112/189
  6. In mixed form: 5167/189

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