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Add 42/24 and 7/54

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 7/54

42/24 + 7/54 is 203/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    42/24 = 42 × 9/24 × 9 = 378/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    7/54 = 7 × 4/54 × 4 = 28/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/216 + 28/216 = 378 + 28/216 = 406/216
  5. 406/216 simplified gives 203/108
  6. So, 42/24 + 7/54 = 203/108
    In mixed form: 195/108

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