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Add 54/18 and 35/8

1st number: 3 0/18, 2nd number: 4 3/8

54/18 + 35/8 is 59/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    54/18 = 54 × 4/18 × 4 = 216/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    35/8 = 35 × 9/8 × 9 = 315/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/72 + 315/72 = 216 + 315/72 = 531/72
  5. 531/72 simplified gives 59/8
  6. So, 54/18 + 35/8 = 59/8
    In mixed form: 73/8

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