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Add 5/27 and 54/56

5/27 + 54/56 is 869/756.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 56 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 56 = 1512,
    5/27 = 5 × 56/27 × 56 = 280/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    54/56 = 54 × 27/56 × 27 = 1458/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/1512 + 1458/1512 = 280 + 1458/1512 = 1738/1512
  5. 1738/1512 simplified gives 869/756
  6. So, 5/27 + 54/56 = 869/756
    In mixed form: 1113/756

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