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Add 42/28 and 7/54

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 7/54

42/28 + 7/54 is 44/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    42/28 = 42 × 27/28 × 27 = 1134/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    7/54 = 7 × 14/54 × 14 = 98/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/756 + 98/756 = 1134 + 98/756 = 1232/756
  5. 1232/756 simplified gives 44/27
  6. So, 42/28 + 7/54 = 44/27
    In mixed form: 117/27

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