Evaluate 27 1/3

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If it is 27 and one-third then evaluation can be done in 2 ways :

a) 27 and one-third = 27 + (1/3) = 27 + 0.3333...

= 27.333...

b) 27 and one-third = (27*3+1)/3 = 82/3

= 27.333...

Or do you mean to take the product of 27 and `1/3` ?

If that is the case, then

`27 * 1/3 = 27/1 * 1/3 = (27 * 1)/(1 * 3) = 27/3 = 9`

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