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Add 28/54 and 40/24

1st number: 28/54, 2nd number: 1 16/24

28/54 + 40/24 is 59/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 24 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    28/54 = 28 × 4/54 × 4 = 112/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    40/24 = 40 × 9/24 × 9 = 360/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/216 + 360/216 = 112 + 360/216 = 472/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/27
  6. In mixed form: 25/27

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