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Add 15/9 and 84/54

1st number: 1 6/9, 2nd number: 1 30/54

15/9 + 84/54 is 29/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    15/9 = 15 × 6/9 × 6 = 90/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    84/54 = 84 × 1/54 × 1 = 84/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/54 + 84/54 = 90 + 84/54 = 174/54
  5. 174/54 simplified gives 29/9
  6. So, 15/9 + 84/54 = 29/9
    In mixed form: 32/9

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