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Add 40/2 and 42/54

1st number: 20 0/2, 2nd number: 42/54

40/2 + 42/54 is 187/9.

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,
    40/2 = 40 × 27/2 × 27 = 1080/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    42/54 = 42 × 1/54 × 1 = 42/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/54 + 42/54 = 1080 + 42/54 = 1122/54
  5. 1122/54 simplified gives 187/9
  6. So, 40/2 + 42/54 = 187/9
    In mixed form: 207/9

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