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Add 5/45 and 12/54

5/45 + 12/54 is 1/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 6 = 270,
    5/45 = 5 × 6/45 × 6 = 30/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    12/54 = 12 × 5/54 × 5 = 60/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/270 + 60/270 = 30 + 60/270 = 90/270
  5. 90/270 simplified gives 1/3
  6. So, 5/45 + 12/54 = 1/3

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