# SOLUTION: Add these two fractions and reduce the answer to lowest terms: 13/27 + 8/27 I really don't understand how to reduce to lowest term. Please help.

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 Question 552744: Add these two fractions and reduce the answer to lowest terms: 13/27 + 8/27 I really don't understand how to reduce to lowest term. Please help.Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!13/27 + 8/27 (13+8)/27 21/27 7/9 ... Note: to reduce, divide each component by the GCF 3 So 13/27 + 8/27 = 7/9 If you need more help, email me at jim_thompson5910@hotmail.com Also, please consider visiting my website: http://www.freewebs.com/jimthompson5910/home.html and making a donation. Thank you Jim