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Add 15/18 and 20/54

15/18 + 20/54 is 65/54.

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,
    15/18 = 15 × 3/18 × 3 = 45/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    20/54 = 20 × 1/54 × 1 = 20/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/54 + 20/54 = 45 + 20/54 = 65/54
  5. In mixed form: 111/54

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