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Add 5/54 and 63/56

1st number: 5/54, 2nd number: 1 7/56

5/54 + 63/56 is 263/216.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 56 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 28 = 1512,
    5/54 = 5 × 28/54 × 28 = 140/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    63/56 = 63 × 27/56 × 27 = 1701/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/1512 + 1701/1512 = 140 + 1701/1512 = 1841/1512
  5. 1841/1512 simplified gives 263/216
  6. So, 5/54 + 63/56 = 263/216
    In mixed form: 147/216

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