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Add 5/9 and 12/54

5/9 + 12/54 is 7/9.

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,
    5/9 = 5 × 6/9 × 6 = 30/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    12/54 = 12 × 1/54 × 1 = 12/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/54 + 12/54 = 30 + 12/54 = 42/54
  5. 42/54 simplified gives 7/9
  6. So, 5/9 + 12/54 = 7/9

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