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Add 2/12 and 15/54

2/12 + 15/54 is 4/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    2/12 = 2 × 9/12 × 9 = 18/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    15/54 = 15 × 2/54 × 2 = 30/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/108 + 30/108 = 18 + 30/108 = 48/108
  5. 48/108 simplified gives 4/9
  6. So, 2/12 + 15/54 = 4/9

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