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Add 54/36 and 6/18

1st number: 1 18/36, 2nd number: 6/18

54/36 + 6/18 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    54/36 = 54 × 1/36 × 1 = 54/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    6/18 = 6 × 2/18 × 2 = 12/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/36 + 12/36 = 54 + 12/36 = 66/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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