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Add 40/54 and 27/72

40/54 + 27/72 is 241/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 72 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    40/54 = 40 × 4/54 × 4 = 160/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 3 = 216,
    27/72 = 27 × 3/72 × 3 = 81/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/216 + 81/216 = 160 + 81/216 = 241/216
  5. So, 40/54 + 27/72 = 241/216
    In mixed form: 125/216

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