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Add 5/2 and 5/54

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

5/2 + 5/54 is 70/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    5/2 = 5 × 27/2 × 27 = 135/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    5/54 = 5 × 1/54 × 1 = 5/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/54 + 5/54 = 135 + 5/54 = 140/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 70/27
  6. In mixed form: 216/27

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