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Add 12/18 and 15/54

12/18 + 15/54 is 17/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    12/18 = 12 × 3/18 × 3 = 36/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    15/54 = 15 × 1/54 × 1 = 15/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/54 + 15/54 = 36 + 15/54 = 51/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/18

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