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1^{st} number: 8/27, 2^{nd} number: 1 14/40

827 + 5440 is 889540.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 27 and 40 is**1080**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1080 - For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,

827 = 8 × 4027 × 40 = 3201080 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,

5440 = 54 × 2740 × 27 = 14581080 - Add the two like fractions:

3201080 + 14581080 = 320 + 14581080 = 17781080 - 1778/1080 simplified gives 889540
- So, 8/27 + 54/40 = 889/540

In mixed form: 1349540

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