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Add 20/54 and 9/49

20/54 + 9/49 is 733/1323.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 49 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    20/54 = 20 × 49/54 × 49 = 980/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 54 = 2646,
    9/49 = 9 × 54/49 × 54 = 486/2646
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    980/2646 + 486/2646 = 980 + 486/2646 = 1466/2646
  5. 1466/2646 simplified gives 733/1323
  6. So, 20/54 + 9/49 = 733/1323

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