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Add 50/2 and 21/54

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 21/54

50/2 + 21/54 is 457/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 27 = 54,
    50/2 = 50 × 27/2 × 27 = 1350/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    21/54 = 21 × 1/54 × 1 = 21/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1350/54 + 21/54 = 1350 + 21/54 = 1371/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 457/18
  6. In mixed form: 257/18

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