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Add 50/9 and 20/54

1st number: 5 5/9, 2nd number: 20/54

50/9 + 20/54 is 160/27.

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,
    50/9 = 50 × 6/9 × 6 = 300/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    20/54 = 20 × 1/54 × 1 = 20/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/54 + 20/54 = 300 + 20/54 = 320/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 160/27
  6. In mixed form: 525/27

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