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Add 14/36 and 21/54

14/36 + 21/54 is 7/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    14/36 = 14 × 3/36 × 3 = 42/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    21/54 = 21 × 2/54 × 2 = 42/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/108 + 42/108 = 42 + 42/108 = 84/108
  5. 84/108 simplified gives 7/9
  6. So, 14/36 + 21/54 = 7/9

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