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Add 1/54 and 36/48

1/54 + 36/48 is 83/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 48 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 8 = 432,
    1/54 = 1 × 8/54 × 8 = 8/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 9 = 432,
    36/48 = 36 × 9/48 × 9 = 324/432
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/432 + 324/432 = 8 + 324/432 = 332/432
  5. 332/432 simplified gives 83/108
  6. So, 1/54 + 36/48 = 83/108

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