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Add 8/27 and 5/20

8/27 + 5/20 is 59/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 20 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    8/27 = 8 × 20/27 × 20 = 160/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 27 = 540,
    5/20 = 5 × 27/20 × 27 = 135/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/540 + 135/540 = 160 + 135/540 = 295/540
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/108

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