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Add 1/2 and 3/54

1/2 + 3/54 is 5/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    1/2 = 1 × 27/2 × 27 = 27/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    3/54 = 3 × 1/54 × 1 = 3/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/54 + 3/54 = 27 + 3/54 = 30/54
  5. 30/54 simplified gives 5/9
  6. So, 1/2 + 3/54 = 5/9

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