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Add 10/2 and 54/6

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 9 0/6

10/2 + 54/6 is 14/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    10/2 = 10 × 3/2 × 3 = 30/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    54/6 = 54 × 1/6 × 1 = 54/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/6 + 54/6 = 30 + 54/6 = 84/6
  5. 84/6 simplified gives 14/1
  6. So, 10/2 + 54/6 = 14/1

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