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Add 10/15 and 2/54

10/15 + 2/54 is 19/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 18 = 270,
    10/15 = 10 × 18/15 × 18 = 180/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    2/54 = 2 × 5/54 × 5 = 10/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/270 + 10/270 = 180 + 10/270 = 190/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/27

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