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Add 50/6 and 4/54

1st number: 8 2/6, 2nd number: 4/54

50/6 + 4/54 is 227/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    50/6 = 50 × 9/6 × 9 = 450/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    4/54 = 4 × 1/54 × 1 = 4/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/54 + 4/54 = 450 + 4/54 = 454/54
  5. 454/54 simplified gives 227/27
  6. So, 50/6 + 4/54 = 227/27
    In mixed form: 811/27

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