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Add 54/20 and 20/48

1st number: 2 14/20, 2nd number: 20/48

54/20 + 20/48 is 187/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 12 = 240,
    54/20 = 54 × 12/20 × 12 = 648/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    20/48 = 20 × 5/48 × 5 = 100/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    648/240 + 100/240 = 648 + 100/240 = 748/240
  5. 748/240 simplified gives 187/60
  6. So, 54/20 + 20/48 = 187/60
    In mixed form: 37/60

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