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Add 72/4 and 20/27

1st number: 18 0/4, 2nd number: 20/27

72/4 + 20/27 is 506/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    72/4 = 72 × 27/4 × 27 = 1944/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    20/27 = 20 × 4/27 × 4 = 80/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1944/108 + 80/108 = 1944 + 80/108 = 2024/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 506/27
  6. In mixed form: 1820/27

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