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Add 5/9 and 54/56

5/9 + 54/56 is 383/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 56 = 504,
    5/9 = 5 × 56/9 × 56 = 280/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    54/56 = 54 × 9/56 × 9 = 486/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/504 + 486/504 = 280 + 486/504 = 766/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 383/252
  6. In mixed form: 1131/252

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