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Add 1/54 and 72/24

1st number: 1/54, 2nd number: 3 0/24

1/54 + 72/24 is 163/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 24 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 24 × 9 = 216,
    72/24 = 72 × 9/24 × 9 = 648/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/216 + 648/216 = 4 + 648/216 = 652/216
  5. 652/216 simplified gives 163/54
  6. So, 1/54 + 72/24 = 163/54
    In mixed form: 31/54

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