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Add 2/54 and 2/30

2/54 + 2/30 is 14/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 30 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    2/54 = 2 × 5/54 × 5 = 10/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    2/30 = 2 × 9/30 × 9 = 18/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/270 + 18/270 = 10 + 18/270 = 28/270
  5. 28/270 simplified gives 14/135
  6. So, 2/54 + 2/30 = 14/135

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