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Add 1/54 and 36/72

1/54 + 36/72 is 14/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 72 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    1/54 = 1 × 4/54 × 4 = 4/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    36/72 = 36 × 3/72 × 3 = 108/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/216 + 108/216 = 4 + 108/216 = 112/216
  5. 112/216 simplified gives 14/27
  6. So, 1/54 + 36/72 = 14/27

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