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Add 27/54 and 6/36

27/54 + 6/36 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 36 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    27/54 = 27 × 2/54 × 2 = 54/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    6/36 = 6 × 3/36 × 3 = 18/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/108 + 18/108 = 54 + 18/108 = 72/108
  5. 72/108 simplified gives 2/3
  6. So, 27/54 + 6/36 = 2/3

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