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Add 54/3 and 27/18

1st number: 18 0/3, 2nd number: 1 9/18

54/3 + 27/18 is 39/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    54/3 = 54 × 6/3 × 6 = 324/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    27/18 = 27 × 1/18 × 1 = 27/18
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    324/18 + 27/18 = 324 + 27/18 = 351/18
  5. 351/18 simplified gives 39/2
  6. So, 54/3 + 27/18 = 39/2
    In mixed form: 191/2

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