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Add 15/8 and 5/54

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 5/54

15/8 + 5/54 is 425/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    15/8 = 15 × 27/8 × 27 = 405/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    5/54 = 5 × 4/54 × 4 = 20/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/216 + 20/216 = 405 + 20/216 = 425/216
  5. In mixed form: 1209/216

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