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Add 54/2 and 9/8

1st number: 27 0/2, 2nd number: 1 1/8

54/2 + 9/8 is 225/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    54/2 = 54 × 4/2 × 4 = 216/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    9/8 = 9 × 1/8 × 1 = 9/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/8 + 9/8 = 216 + 9/8 = 225/8
  5. So, 54/2 + 9/8 = 225/8
    In mixed form: 281/8

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