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Add 35/9 and 20/54

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 20/54

35/9 + 20/54 is 115/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    35/9 = 35 × 6/9 × 6 = 210/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    20/54 = 20 × 1/54 × 1 = 20/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/54 + 20/54 = 210 + 20/54 = 230/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/27
  6. In mixed form: 47/27

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