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Add 5/9 and 56/54

1st number: 5/9, 2nd number: 1 2/54

5/9 + 56/54 is 43/27.

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,
    56/54 = 56 × 1/54 × 1 = 56/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/54 + 56/54 = 30 + 56/54 = 86/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/27
  6. In mixed form: 116/27

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