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Add 42/8 and 5/54

1st number: 5 2/8, 2nd number: 5/54

42/8 + 5/54 is 577/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    42/8 = 42 × 27/8 × 27 = 1134/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    5/54 = 5 × 4/54 × 4 = 20/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/216 + 20/216 = 1134 + 20/216 = 1154/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 577/108
  6. In mixed form: 537/108

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