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Add 54/18 and 10/14

1st number: 3 0/18, 2nd number: 10/14

54/18 + 10/14 is 26/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 14 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    54/18 = 54 × 7/18 × 7 = 378/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    10/14 = 10 × 9/14 × 9 = 90/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/126 + 90/126 = 378 + 90/126 = 468/126
  5. 468/126 simplified gives 26/7
  6. So, 54/18 + 10/14 = 26/7
    In mixed form: 35/7

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