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Add 45/18 and 20/54

1st number: 2 9/18, 2nd number: 20/54

45/18 + 20/54 is 155/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    45/18 = 45 × 3/18 × 3 = 135/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    20/54 = 20 × 1/54 × 1 = 20/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/54 + 20/54 = 135 + 20/54 = 155/54
  5. In mixed form: 247/54

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