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Add 30/2 and 21/54

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 21/54

30/2 + 21/54 is 277/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    30/2 = 30 × 27/2 × 27 = 810/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    21/54 = 21 × 1/54 × 1 = 21/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    810/54 + 21/54 = 810 + 21/54 = 831/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 277/18
  6. In mixed form: 157/18

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