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Add 27/54 and 42/18

1st number: 27/54, 2nd number: 2 6/18

27/54 + 42/18 is 17/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 18 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    27/54 = 27 × 1/54 × 1 = 27/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    42/18 = 42 × 3/18 × 3 = 126/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/54 + 126/54 = 27 + 126/54 = 153/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/6
  6. In mixed form: 25/6

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