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Add 45/9 and 40/54

1st number: 5 0/9, 2nd number: 40/54

45/9 + 40/54 is 155/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    45/9 = 45 × 6/9 × 6 = 270/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    40/54 = 40 × 1/54 × 1 = 40/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/54 + 40/54 = 270 + 40/54 = 310/54
  5. 310/54 simplified gives 155/27
  6. So, 45/9 + 40/54 = 155/27
    In mixed form: 520/27

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