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Add 27/54 and 6/18

27/54 + 6/18 is 5/6.

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,
    6/18 = 6 × 3/18 × 3 = 18/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/54 + 18/54 = 27 + 18/54 = 45/54
  5. 45/54 simplified gives 5/6
  6. So, 27/54 + 6/18 = 5/6

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