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Add 42/16 and 7/54

1st number: 2 10/16, 2nd number: 7/54

42/16 + 7/54 is 595/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 54 is 432
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 27 = 432,
    42/16 = 42 × 27/16 × 27 = 1134/432
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 8 = 432,
    7/54 = 7 × 8/54 × 8 = 56/432
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/432 + 56/432 = 1134 + 56/432 = 1190/432
  5. 1190/432 simplified gives 595/216
  6. So, 42/16 + 7/54 = 595/216
    In mixed form: 2163/216

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