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Add 8/6 and 12/27

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 12/27

8/6 + 12/27 is 16/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    8/6 = 8 × 9/6 × 9 = 72/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    12/27 = 12 × 2/27 × 2 = 24/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/54 + 24/54 = 72 + 24/54 = 96/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/9
  6. In mixed form: 17/9

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