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Add 20/12 and 30/54

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 30/54

20/12 + 30/54 is 20/9.

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,
    20/12 = 20 × 9/12 × 9 = 180/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    30/54 = 30 × 2/54 × 2 = 60/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/108 + 60/108 = 180 + 60/108 = 240/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/9
  6. In mixed form: 22/9

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